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Interesting essay on graduate education

Dear H-Grad,

You may be interested in this essay by an art history professor at Rutgers: "On Graduate Education: Is it Worth it? A Primer (with Memoir) for the Art History Graduate Student" by Dr. Susan Sidlauskas. Sidlauskas was one of my graduate school mentors and I saw how much energy she put into research, teaching, and mentoring students -- it was a bit dizzying at times. It is illuminating to learn the ups and downs of how she got there.

All best,

Call for Papers - Excursions Journal and Symposium - 'Networks'

EXCURSIONS JOURNAL 8:1

Call for Papers and Abstracts: ‘Networks’

Deadline for Symposium Abstracts: 31 July 2017

Deadline for Journal Articles: 31 October 2017

‘To operate within the matrix of power is not the same as to replicate uncritically relations of domination.’ Judith Butler, Gender Trouble (1990)

Journal of Women’s History, Volume 29, No. 2 (Summer 2017) Now Available!

The editors of the Journal of Women's History are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 29, Number 2 (Summer 2017) of the Journal of Women's History, entitled “Unity, Solidarity, and Difference in US Politics and Society.”

You can find the issue on Project Muse here: http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/36495

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Recent Blog Posts

Guest Post: Creating a "Writing Bootcamp"

Resource Blog

Summer is a great time to get work done, especially writing if you have no other teaching or course requirements. But how can you make sure you get work done and manage your time effectively? One method is a "writing bootcamp" and guest blogger Danielle Blalock Barefoot writes about what one is and her experience with one.

How to … Teach Composition with Digital Tools

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How to … Teach Composition with Digital Tools

by Kara Hisatake and Katie Trostel

Pedagogy is one skill that graduate students are supposed to acquire over the course of their graduate career. One aspect of pedagogy that many of us deal with is teaching writing - in one way or another - from lab reports to thesis papers.

Spring Breaks

Insider Information Blog

            For many graduate students, at least in the United States, March usually brings some form of a scheduled break. Whether in the middle of a semester or in-between terms, Spring Break has become a regular event in the academic calendar. (Why a similar break does not typically exist in the fall is up for debate.) In the United States this break often equates to fantasies of sunny beaches and palm trees.

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