Event Details

  • Literature Reviews: Writing
  • Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 at 10:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Type: Workshop
  • Series: Literature Reviews Workshops
      Graduate Student Workshop
      Research Commons Workshops
      Humanities and Social Sciences Workshops
  • Location: Room 153
  •  Koerner Building-Staff Board RoomsClick here for map
  •  Point Grey Campus
  • Description: Thesis and research article literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars. In the introduction, for example, writers review relevant research in order to establish a research gap or knowledge deficit that the current study addresses. But how do writers summarize the scholarly conversation already underway and, then, join that conversation?

    This workshop introduces researchers to the typical structure of the literature review in thesis and article introductions, while accounting for variation in communicative purposes and disciplinary differences. Participants will write or revise a literature review (thesis, dissertation, research article), and receive feedback from the workshop facilitators and other participants. Therefore, this workshop is most useful for those with a research project underway.

  • Facilitator(s): Miles Bruce, Patty Kelly

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