"Burn the midnight oil?"
or till you finish a writing project. You can do it at the famous 1st Thursday in March.
The 2nd of March, we organise the
7th long night against procrastination
at the Central Library - SUB Göttingen.
Students of all fields can dedicate to their academic projects from 7:30pm to midnight, be it a final or a seminar paper, Bachelor or Master Theses, or whatever other project they are writing on.
What can students expect from the long night against procrastination?
In addition to some snacks and hot drinks, those who are willing to work in a specific time frame, writing-friendly atmosphere, free from the every-day stress, totally focused on writing with the support of experienced writing advisors from the International Writing Center (ISZ) and the School of Social Sciences. With suggestions that go from fighting writer?s block to structuring techniques and text editing, the advisors can help you when you get stuck with your writing. We also offer special support on citation and texts written in English.
There are also short workshops offered by the International Writing Center on the different phases of the writing process. SUB staff will offer a short training on literature research and literature management software; the psychological counseling service (PSB) provides you with a lecture with strategies against procrastination and the psychotherapeutic ambulance for students (PAS) presents a workshop "Pause and regeneration?. Working language in the workshops and the talk is German. The Social Sciences Method Center and the Career Service have their info booths there till ca. 11pm. At around midnight, like every year, there is a little bit of movement, so that you can write concentrated till the birds start to sing their morning song.
A radio report in German by the HNA about the Long Night 2014 can be heard here: