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Roundtable: Writing the Dissertation in East Asian Humanities

Indra Levy- Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures,Stanford University
Haiyan Lee- Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University
Andre Haag- Ph.D. Student, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University
Yu Zhang - Ph.D. Student, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Stanford University

OPEN ONLY TO STANFORD FACULTY, STUDENTS AND STAFF.
RSVP requried by January 13, 2012 to jknott@stanford.edu (Lunch will be served)

What is a dissertation? How does it take shape? What should it achieve? What makes a good dissertation--in the view of the author, the field at large, and ultimately, the job market? In particular, what field-specific challenges (and rewards) await students embarking upon dissertations in the East Asian Humanities today? This workshop provides an informal setting where such issues can be discussed, bringing together faculty with dissertations behind them, advanced graduate students deep in the writing process already, and newer students yet to begin with questions on the task lying ahead. Concrete experiences will be shared, practical advice given, and personal concerns addressed in what we hope will be a lively and productive forum for all.

Friday, January 13, 2012 | 12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
Building 250 - Room 111 EALC Library

Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures