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PhD Writing Boot Camp JANUARY

These full day group writing sessions include writing tips and activities as well as coffee and lunch to fuel your writing. Open to all graduate students enrolled in a PhD program in the humanities…

Date:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043, BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043

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PhD Writing Boot Camp FEBRUARY

These full day group writing sessions include writing tips and activities as well as coffee and lunch to fuel your writing. Open to all graduate students enrolled in a PhD program in the humanities…

Date:
Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 4:00am
Location:
BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043, BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043
Categories:
Programs

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PhD Writing Boot Camp MARCH

These full day group writing sessions include writing tips and activities as well as coffee and lunch to fuel your writing. Open to all graduate students enrolled in a PhD program in the humanities…

Date:
Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043, BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043
Categories:
Programs

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PhD Writing Boot Camp APRIL

These full day group writing sessions include writing tips and activities as well as coffee and lunch to fuel your writing. Open to all graduate students enrolled in a PhD program in the humanities…

Date:
Thursday, Apr 19, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043, BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043
Categories:
Programs

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PhD Writing Boot Camp MAY

These full day group writing sessions include writing tips and activities as well as coffee and lunch to fuel your writing. Open to all graduate students enrolled in a PhD program in the humanities…

Date:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time:
9:00am - 4:00pm
Location:
BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043, BLC Macksey Seminar Room 2043
Categories:
Programs

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Managing Your Research Files

Writing Challenge

Current: Spring Writing Challenge

Join the PhD Writing Challenge to track your daily writing, add accountability to your writing practice, engage with your peers, and win prizes. Sign up now! (It's never too late)

Intersession/Spring Writing Boot Camp dates:
January 17 BLC Macksey Room

February 15 BLC Macksey Room

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March 14 BLC Macksey Room

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April BLC 19 Macksey Room

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May BLC 16 Macksey Room

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The  three links below are from a series From Notes to Narrative: The Art of Crafting a Dissertation or Monograph published in Perspectives on History in 2009 by established historians, including JHU emeritus faculty, Judy Walkowitz. 

On Taking Notes

Managing the Terror

Finding the Story

Places to look for jobs (faculty, non-faculty academic, and ac-adjacent):

Resources for preparing job market materials:

Resources for careers beyond the professorate:

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