VERMILLION, S.D. -- Renaissance music concerts, school tours, movie screening, teachers' workshop and a symposium about Shakespeare’s impact on South Dakota are among the events planned in conjunction with the National Music Museum's upcoming exhibition of the 1623 fir...
This workshop introduces students to the conventions of APA style citation and documentation. Topics addressed include why we use citation styles, what elements are common to citation styles, and how to take advantage of the APA style. Students will leave the workshop with a basic understanding of the APA style format as well as where to find additional online resources on APA. The presenter is Ken Green, Instructor, Department of English.
A national literary conference featuring 18 panels of creative readings and scholarly presentations by visiting authors Chris Abani, Natalie Diaz, Valerie Wetlaufer, Miles Waggener and Natanya Pulley, as well as readings by faculty authors Duncan Barlow and Lee Ann Roripaugh.
Please join us at the Varsity Pub, downtown Vermillion, for a very special evening of original poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. Readers include USD alumni Ryan Allen, Justin Blessinger, Jenny Yang Cropp, Sara Henning, Sean Johnston, John Nelson, Lindy Obach and Marcella Remund. Refreshments will be available, and those under 21 are welcome. This event is the opening night celebration for the USD John R. Milton Writers' Conference.
Fake news websites, satirical sites, opinion/editorial pieces and outdated, online articles have made it more challenging for students to find reliable sources on the web for academic essays and projects. This interactive workshop, designed for students engaged in any form of academic research writing, concentrates on helping you to evaluate web sources. The presenter is Heath Davis, a librarian from I. D. Weeks Library.
The Vermillion Community Writers Group will meet at the Vermillion Public Library the first and third Monday of every month. The group is open to creative writers of all ages and skill levels, USD students, faculty and staff, as well as the general public. We will start with a little writing exercise, then share our writing projects (optional). The group is sponsored by the Vermillion Literary Project (VLP), USD's award-winning literary and creative writing student organization.
The word "revision" in its most literal sense means re-vision, or "seeing again." This hands-on workshop will guide you through several strategies for effectively (and efficiently) revising your academic writing. We will practice techniques for revision at the conceptual as well as technical levels. This workshop welcomes students from all academic fields. The presenter is Prentiss Clark, Assistant Professor, Department of English.