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Friday, January 13

How to Give an Academic Talk


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“How to Give an Academic Talk” presented by Paul Edwards
Friday, January 27, 2pm
Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad

This workshop will cover all aspects of preparing and delivering academic presentations, from PowerPoint best practices to timing, rehearsing, and vocal techniques.  It will be especially useful for students planning conference presentations or job talks.

Paul N. Edwards is Professor of Information and History at the University of Michigan. He is the author of A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming (MIT Press, 2010) and The Closed World: Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America (MIT Press, 1996).  Prof. Edwards has delivered well over 100 invited talks around the world, as well as innumerable conference presentations and course lectures.

Sponsored by the School of Information and History Department

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