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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Interdisciplinary Dissertation-Writing Seminars

The Graduate School has announced the Interdisciplinary Dissertation-Writing Seminars for the next academic year. Fall seminars are all being taught by American Studies graduate faculty.

Fall 2009 Seminars - Registration Open Now
* Comparative Race, Ethnicity, and Diaspora in the US Led by Professor Jigna Desai, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, and Professor Karen Ho, Anthropology
* Whose Nature? The Environment in Humanistic Inquiry Led by Professor Daniel Philippon, English
* The Politics of Historical Memory (Class full as of this writing) Led by Professor Patrick McNamara, Department of History
Spring 2010 Seminars - Registration Opens in the Fall
* Mixed Methods in the Social, Behavioral, & Applied Health Sciences Led by Professor Joseph Gaugler, School of Nursing
* Metamorphoses: The Science, Art, and Epistemology of Change in Early Modern Studies Led by Professor Juliette Cherbuliez, French and Italian, and Professor J. B. Shank, History
* Research and Social Justice: Epistemological and Ethical Issues in Research with Immigrant Populations Led by Professor Bic Ngo, Curriculum and Instruction
What's a Dissertation-Writing Seminar Like?
If you're wondering whether an interdisciplinary dissertation-writing seminar is for you, this short article gives you a glimpse into one of them: Brain Tricks and Dissertations
Find Out about Other Support for Graduate Writing
For more ideas about writing and research support, please visit the Graduate School Writer's Nexus.