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Literature Reviews: Mapping the Scholarly Conversation

January 26, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Literature reviews accomplish several purposes for scholars. In the introduction to a research article or thesis chapter, for example, writers review relevant research in order to establish a research gap 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 research article introductions and theses, while accounting for variation in communicative purposes, audiences, and disciplinary differences. Participants will write or revise a draft section of a literature review during dedicated writing time and receive feedback from facilitator and peers. Therefore, this workshop is most useful for those with a research project underway.


Facilitator: Dr. Patty Kelly, Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication

Date & Time: Wednesday, January 26, 2022: 10:30am – 12:30pm PT

Location: IKBLC, Level 3, Dodson Room


The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication does not record workshops or share workshop slides.


Questions about this event? Please contact the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication: cwsc.info@ubc.ca.