Professor Paul Edwards "How To Give An Academic Talk"

Date: 
Fri, 01/27/2017 - 2:00pm

Ehrlicher Room, 3100 North Quad

Paul N. Edwards, U-M professor of information and history, will present "How To Give an Academic Talk." This workshop will cover all aspects of preparing and delivering academic presentations, from PowerPoint best practices to timing, rehearsing and vocal techniques.

The event will be especially useful for students planning conference presentations or job talks.

Professor Edwards 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). He has delivered well over 100 invited talks around the world, as well as innumerable conference presentations and course lectures.