Formatting Your Final Thesis Submission | GPLL49


Finished writing your thesis, but stuck with the formatting requirements? Confused about the page numbering, what sections to include or not? Who to get in touch with about what? This workshop, then, might be able to provide answers for you. In this workshop, we will cover the different steps that you need to take to complete your program, but will also walk you through the specific formatting requirements.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the workshop, you will know the


  1. The final shape and form of the thesis as a document which needs to be submitted to Spectrum.
  2. Final Submission process, before and after the defense.
  3. Practice the formatting of the document, including how to have different types of page numbering within the same document.

Leaders Information

Varda Nisar (she/her) is a mother, daughter, and sister. She is also a doctoral candidate in Concordia’s Department of Art History and a Public Scholar (2022-23). Her work diverges in several direction, including art education and community outreach. While in Montreal, she has consistently tried to foreground the work of artists from Pakistan and South Asia. In 2021, she organized and convened a speaker series titled (Art+Micro)History: Contemporary Artistic Voices from the South, which drew attention to the specific concerns and artistic modes of resistance in Pakistan. In 2023, she co-curated a multi-venue exhibition, “re*  imagining / créer / building / faire / mapping / connaissance /…” with artists Rudi Aker, Pansee Atta, Amin Rehman, and Swapnaa Tamhane. She was a 2015-16 Arthink South Asia Fellow and worked with Spark Arts for Children as part of her secondment.

Her doctoral research focuses on the nexus between cultural production and military regimes in Pakistan and how museums have come to play a critical role in it. 


Event details

Workshop location


Start date

Thursday, March 21, 2024

End date

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Workshop days



From 12:00 to 13:30


Varda Nisar


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Registration deadline

Monday, March 18, 2024

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