Today is a Special Request post for Meagan, who wishes to know how to approach a famous and influential scholar in her department to be the chair of her dissertation committee. Ideally, you will have arranged to work with your famous dissertation … [Read more...] about How To Ask A (Famous) Professor to be Your Dissertation Chair
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Humanities Graduate School: Go? Don’t Go? What’s a Would-Be Ph.D. To Do?
William Pannapacker has published, over the last several years, a number of widely influential pieces in the Chronicle of Higher Education and, this past week, in Slate, criticizing the ethics and economics of graduate programs in the humanities. His … [Read more...] about Humanities Graduate School: Go? Don’t Go? What’s a Would-Be Ph.D. To Do?
“So You Want to Get a Ph.D. in the Humanities”
This video makes all other posts on graduate school obsolete. That doesn't mean I'll stop posting, though. (Thanks to Leaving Academia blog http://www.leavingacademia.com) … [Read more...] about “So You Want to Get a Ph.D. in the Humanities”