Laura Ingalls Wilder Was Born on This Date

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the popular Little House novels, was born on this date in 1867. To learn more, go here:

http://beyondlittlehouse.com/

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Word of Mouth International Conversation Group on Feb. 12

Word of Mouth LogoWord of Mouth is a weekly conversation group for international students. You can talk with native English speakers to improve spoken fluency, your cultural awareness, and your social interaction.
• Friday, February 12 @ 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Sage Hall 355

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50 Shades of Grammar

50 Shades of Grammar

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John Guare Was Born on This Date

John Guare

Playwright John Guare, writer of “Six Degrees of Separation” and “The House of Blue Leaves” born on this date in 1938.

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NEW! Graduate Tutoring in Willis Library on Sundays!

If you’re a currently enrolled graduate student, you can now get writing help in Willis Library, room 229, on Sundays from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. To make an appointment, simply email GradWriting@unt.edu .

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Getting Started: Facing the Blank Page Workshop on Feb. 11

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We’ll learn brainstorming, outlining, and organizing techniques to give your paper structure and to make writing a breeze.
• Thursday, February 11 @ 5 p.m. | Sage Hall 355

At the UNT Writing Lab, we provide workshops for all students, free of charge. You don’t need an appointment to attend; just come to the indicated room a few minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin. All workshops last an hour.

Call us at 940.565.2563 for more information or to learn how to schedule a workshop for your class.

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Facebook Founded on This February Date

Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook on this date in 2004.

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Conquering Commas with the CAPTAIN Acrostic Workshop on Feb. 10

CAPTAIN Comma GraphicLet us show you our CAPTAIN Acrostic (a memory device made from the first letters of each of the seven categories of comma usage). You’ll conquer commas in no time!
• Wednesday, February 10 @ 5 p.m. | Sage Hall 355

At the UNT Writing Lab, we provide workshops for all students, free of charge. You don’t need an appointment to attend; just come to the indicated room a few minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin. All workshops last an hour.

Call us at 940.565.2563 for more information or to learn how to schedule a workshop for your class.

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Gertrude Stein Was Born on This Date

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American poet and art collector Gertrude Stein born on this date in 1874. Stein is credited with coining the term the “lost generation” to refer to those who felt disillusioned after the events of World War 1.

Click this link to listen to Stein reading her works:

http://writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/x/Stein.html

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Determining the Differences in Citation Styles Workshop on Feb. 9

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Learn the fundamentals of APA, Chicago Style Manual, and MLA formats.
We’ll also talk about how to paraphrase and how to incorporate quotes into your work without plagiarizing.
• Tuesday, February 9 @ 5 p.m. | Willis Library Learning Center 136

The Willis Library Learning Center is to the left, right after you enter the library; it’s in front of The Study Coffee Shop.

At the UNT Writing Lab, we provide workshops for all students, free of charge. You don’t need an appointment to attend; just come to the indicated room a few minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin. All workshops last an hour.

Call us at 940.565.2563 for more information or to learn how to schedule a workshop for your class.

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