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Managing Your Research Files

Writing Challenge

Current: Summer 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)

Summer Write-In dates:

Friday July 13, 1pm-3pm

Friday July 20, 1pm-3pm

Friday July 27, 1pm-3pm

Friday August 8, 1pm-3pm

Friday August 10, 10am-12pm

Friday August 17, 1pm-3pm

Friday August 24 1pm-3pm

All Write-Ins will take place in Brody Learning Commons 2043--Macksey Room.

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

Submitting and Binding Your Dissertation

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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