Prelims: WTF Are They?

In my program, it is customary for students taking their prelim exams to kick off the blessed event by sending their committee a list of question they, the graduate student, thinks would be good questions for their exams. Some committees use these questions as a guide for the questions they Read more…

WTF: Prelims

As with all things related to a humanities PhD,  requirements vary from program to program, department to department, school to school, and university to university. The advice contained in this column is not intended as a supplement for your graduate student handbook.  It’s February and we are introducing our WTF Read more…

Weekly Roundup

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Weekly Roundup!

We hope this list of resources is helpful to you. Weekly Roundup links are selected by the editors on two criteria. (1) We came across something published this week that we thought would be useful or (2) We came across a post published a while ago relevant to something happening Read more…

Weekly Roundup!

We hope this list of resources is helpful to you. Weekly Roundup links are selected by the editors on two criteria. (1) We came across something published this week that we thought would be useful or (2) We came across a post published a while ago relevant to something happening Read more…