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The Hume Center and the Creative Writing Program are proud to offer this free workshop series open to all students from all majors. Come to The Writers Studio for intensive, fun, hands-on workshops with the dynamic faculty of the Creative Writing Program. You’ll leave with an expanded understanding of writing and a sheaf full of pages. All workshops are on Monday's from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Hume Center, Room 201 unless otherwise stated.
Project WRITE, founded in 2002 by Stanford undergraduate students, is an outreach program for East Palo Alto High School students who have a passion for writing. A team of Stanford students plans and leads winter quarter writing workshops that help develop participants' writing style and voice.
As part of the 2018 Family Weekend Community Receptions and Open Houses, please join Hume for "A Celebration of Writing and Performance: Readings and Performances by Stanford Students and Family." You are invited to share a writing, a song, or a favorite reading at the Hume Center’s annual Family Weekend open mic. Join Stanford students, instructors, and family members for an evening of lively, thoughtful poetry and prose. If you’d rather not read a short piece, come listen! Brothers and sisters are welcome to participate, too. Coffee, tea, and an array of delicious desserts provided.
A Celebration of Writing and Performance: Readings by Current and Prospective Stanford Students: The Hume Center for Writing and Speaking with Stanford Spoken Word Collective holds the Admit Weekend "Open Mic" every spring to welcome Stanford admits. Admits and all members of the Stanford community are invited to read on subjects of their own choosing. No advance sign-up is required. Snacks served!
The U.S. Senate passed Resolution S.298, designating October 20 as the National Day on Writing, a day to recognize and celebrate writing in all its forms. Join the Hume Center in celebrating.
Host Hilton Obenzinger brings faculty and advanced writers from across the disciplines to explore the nuts and bolts, pleasures and pains, of all types of writing.
The Hume Center quarterly newsletter offers the latest updates on Hume's schedule of workshops, tutoring hours, and special events.
From 2013-2015, Hume participated in the Your Art Here program through the Stanford Arts Institute. Hume continues to support student art by providing a small gallery space and features work from 14 artists involved with the arts intensive class Painting Engaging Stories. Please check back for updates in Spring 2018!