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Fall Schedule

The Hume Center for Writing and Speaking

Happy Fall Quarter from us at the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking! We are so excited to introduce our Fall tutoring hours and new and returning Fall workshops and events for Stanford undergraduate students. Whether you are an old pro or fresh on the Farm, we invite you to visit us at the center now and throughout the school year!

Center hours: Monday-Wednesday 10 AM - 10 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday 10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 10 PM


Sign up for a writing or speaking appointment at sututor.stanford.edu. Visit a drop-in writing tutor in Hume (bdg 250) anytime the center is open or in select dining halls from 10 PM - 12 AM
Check out Tutoring in the Dorms! Work with a peer writing tutor on coursework, brainstorming or revision, cover letters, and more.
Schedule Recurring Tutoring Appointments. Want to visit Hume regularly without having to schedule appointments again and again online? You can do that!
Buckle down and get writing done for your honors thesis! Attend Honors Writing Boot Camps with snacks and drinks provided and no advanced sign-up required.
Learn the craft of Storytelling! Drop in on a StoryLab workshop to build vivid, compelling stories out of your research, personal experiences, imagination, and insights.
  • Led by accomplished storytellers.
  • The Hume Center | Building 250-106 | Fridays | 1 PM Workshop | 2-4 PM Mentoring
  • Click here to learn more.
Warm up your voice with Vocal Yoga! A weekly voice workshop designed to help you get your voice in shape! 
Want a preview? Click these videos about voice exercises and voice projection!
Join us at the Art of Writing workshops! Intensive, fun, hands-on workshops open to students from all majors. Snacks provided!
  • Led by dynamic Creative Writing faculty.
  • The Hume Center | Building 250-106 | Mondays | 5:30-7 PM
  • Fall workshops end on 11/3. Art of Writing workshops resume in Winter.
Taking Creative Writing? Ask your lecturer if participating in Art of Writing meets your readings attendance requirement!
Celebrate the National Day on Writing with Hume! Enter our Facebook posting competition for the chance to win an awesome prize. Like prizes? The best three captions will win gift cards to the Stanford bookstore or Coupa Cafe.
Get wacky and witty in an improv workshop with Tom Freeland. Develop your ability to think and speak on your feet. Dinner will be provided!
Think oral communication is limited to prepared speeches or presentations? Think again.
Gain confidence in your English conversation skills! If you are a non-native English speaker, drop by T.E.A. (Thursday English Afternoons) to meet new people and practice speaking and writing for the college classroom.
  • Led by oral communication tutors and writing tutors
  • The Hume Center | Building 250-102 | Thursdays | 4-5:30 PM | Weeks 3-10 every quarter
  • Click here to learn more or contact kfritz@stanford.edu for more information.
Want a workshop? We want to work with you!
  • Workshop topics may include writing your honors proposal, managing the honors thesis, and learning to write in accordance with the conventions of a particular field.
  • You can request a workshop or ask your honors thesis faculty advisor to request one.
  • Email us at writingcenter@stanford.edu to request a workshop.
Want to become a Hume tutor? Keep an eye out for updates on applying to join the Hume Center's writing and oral communication tutoring team. Applications go live in early Winter.

Still deciding on your Winter classes? Take a look at the great oral communication courses offered this year, such as the new class, STEM Speak: Oral Communication for Technical Fields.
You are receiving this compilation of events and resources as a valued member of the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking community because you attended a Hume appointment or workshop or signed up for the Hume newsletter at one of Hume's events or online.

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