Rhetoric and Composition

Workshops and Events

Workshops and Events

The Oberlin College Writing Associates Program is committed to sparking conversations about strategies for effective oral and written communication in a wide variety of spaces and formats on campus. We offer workshops on a variety of topics, which can be tailored to specific needs or interests. Some of our workshops and events are open to the public, while others are scheduled by request for specific groups or classes. If you are interested in having us lead a workshop, please contact us and we would be happy to discuss it with you:

  • Laurie McMillin, Chair of Rhetoric and Composition (lmcmilli@oberlin.edu)
  • Cortney Smith, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (csmith5@oberlin.edu)
  • Ally Fulton, Writing Associate Fellow (afulton@oberlin.edu)

Here are a few examples of past workshops and events:

  • Speaking in a Professional Setting (in partnership with the Stamps Scholars)
  • Senior Symposium Series (in partnership with the Office for Undergraduate Research)
  • Debate Skills (in partnership with Professor of Politics, Kathrin Kranz)
  • How to Present a Case for a Crime Trial (in partnership with Professor of Chemistry, Rob Thompson)
  • Tell Me About Yourself: How to Present Yourself in a Professional Context (in partnership with the Career Center)