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Recent Discussion Posts

CFP- "Religion, Race and Racism"- Latina/o and Latin American Section - American Academy of Religion Western Region

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
March 10-12, 2017

CFP Extended Deadline: UTEP Borderlands History Conference: Shifting Borders: Gender, Family, and Community

DEADLINE EXTENSION: Please note that we have extended our submission deadline through September 23, 2016. We are also proud to announce some exciting optional activities, including an oral & public history workshop with accomplished public historian Yolanda Leyva and curated site visits of key features of the U.S.-Mexico border. More information forthcoming.

CfP: Purdue University 7th Biennial Graduate Conference

Crafting Mosaics: Contextualizing Diversity across Space and Time

Purdue HGSA 7th Biennial Graduate Student Conference

March 4, 2017, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

The History Graduate Student Association (HGSA) at Purdue University welcomes paper and panel proposals for its seventh biennial graduate student conference titled, “Crafting Mosaics: Contextualizing Diversity across Space and Time.” Papers from advanced undergraduates will also be considered.


Recent Blog Posts

Reading More about Writing

Resource Blog

Last summer, Kerrie Holloway wrote a very useful Resource Blog for H-GRAD,  “Reading about Writing.”  Since a few of my favorite books were absent, my blog offers several additions to her suggested reading list. Writing a dissertation is a long process, and along the way it can be useful to stop and review some of the advice that’s out there on effective work habits, efficient writing/reading/researching and navigating personal obstacles.

How To ... Use Airtable to organize your research materials.

Resource Blog

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How do you organize all of the primary source materials that go into writing your dissertation, conference paper, or academic article --particularly when oftentimes the argument you are making requir

Reading List Blog

Reading Lists

The editors of H-Grad are making some changes to our blogs!

First, to add clarity to the purpose of each of our blogs and more resources for subscribers to H-Grad, we created a new blog called "Reading Lists." This blog will contain sample reading lists for a variety of fields to help graduate students prepare for their comprehensive exams, historigraphical essays, or research projects. Existing reading lists posted under the "Resource Blog" will be relabeled as posts in this new "Reading Lists" blog.