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Managing Your Research Files

Writing Challenge

Current: Fall 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. More information and sign-up here! (It's never too late)

Fall Writers' Block dates:

Wednesday, September 12, 9am-4pm

Thursday, October 25, 9am-4pm

Thursday, November 15, 9am-4pm

Wednesday, December 5, 9am-4pm


All Writers' Blocks 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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