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Recent Discussion Posts
The editors of the Journal of Women's History are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 29, Number 1 (Spring 2017) of the Journal of Women's History, entitled “Science, Activism, and Collaboration: Stories from Transitional Spaces”
You can find the issue on Project Muse here: http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/35951
The University of Alabama's Graduate History Association welcomes submissions for our 2017 Power and Struggle Conference.
Topics may include, but are not limited to:
Apologies for any cross posting.
Just a note to remind you that the deadline for submitting abstracts for the 2017 colloquium is 3rd April. We welcome submissions from postgraduates in all related fields of study,
Please note that a limited amount of discretionary funding may be available to assist overseas speakers to cover partial cost. This will be assigned on a first come first served basis. Please make your interest known upon submission of your abstract.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Authenticity, Performance, and (‘Post’)Truth in Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media
With Professor Helen Wood (University of Leicester) as keynote speaker
The Department of Theatre, Film and Television, University of York, is delighted to announce its 8th Annual Postgraduate Symposium on 22 June 2017.
Happy to announce the new peer reviewed open access Journal of Festive Studies. This journal draws together academics of all disciplines who share an interest in festivals, including holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, civic commemorations, etc.
Recent Blog Posts
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.
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.
If you’re like me, getting back to dissertation writing after a long summer can be a challenge...
...particularly as the fall quarter tends to be full of other distracting tasks (Job market! Fellowship applications! Getting your teaching materials ready! Conference abstracts!)
A quick note...
In the coming months, I will be writing a series of "How-To" blog posts, each of which will focus on a digital tool that has been helpful to me in my graduate career. (Airtable! Scalar! StoryMaps! Medium! ...)