Join UCSB's Trauma-Informed Pedagogy Project and the Department of English for their May workshop series facilitated by Dr. Emily Troscianko (University of Oxford).

By Adrienne Tsikewa, Graduate Programming Assistant
Thursday, April 20th, 2023 - 9:59am

UCSB's Trauma Informed Pedagogy Project invites all graduate students to a workshop series next month. These workshops on May 1, 2, and 3, facilitated by Dr. Emily Troscianko (University of Oxford), will explore topics such as academic writing and imposter syndrome.

Several of these events have limited space, so sign up by emailing Aili Pettersson Peeker ( by Tuesday, April 25!

How to Read and Write, Whether to Publish: Taking Responsibility in the Trigger-Warning Era
Monday, May 1 | 10am-1pm | South Hall 2623

This session explores questions about what kinds of power texts do and don't have, and how humans might harness that power more responsibility.

Light lunch will be served.

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and a Sense of Academic Failure
Tuesday, May 2 | 12-3pm | South Hall 2635

This workshop will address recurring feelings of failing and fraudulence that graduate students experience.

Refreshments will be served. Spaces are limited to 20 people, reserve your spot by Tuesday, April 25!

Experimenting with Writing

Wednesday, May 3 | 12-3:30pm | South Hall 2637

This workshop will help you pay attention to your attitudes to and experiences of writing and to classify problems you encounter in your writing.

Food and drinks will be served. Spaces are limited to 20 people, reserve your spot by April 26!

For more information and to reserve your spot in the workshops, contact Aili Pettersson Peeker.