Tag Archives: graduate school

Increasing Grad Student Participation in Conferences

While at the PCB-AHA this week, one of the conference organizers asked a group of us about ways to stimulate the attendance and participation of graduate students.  This question knocked around in my brain a bit as I talked with … Continue reading

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AHA 2009–Open Thread

I’ll be doing some twitter-style comment-updates about my observations from the AHA 2009 Annual Meeting.  Please feel free to chime in with your thoughts on the various sessions you attend, or add other comments and queries. This being my first … Continue reading

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Episode 3, Part 2: Jeff Wasserstrom

This MHP episode offers an informal interview with China historian Jeff Wasserstrom, where he discusses a variety of topics about writing history. He gives advice on publishing book reviews, overcoming writer’s block, and names some of his favorite history books. … Continue reading

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"Writing History" Seminar: Studying the craft of historical writing

This quarter I’m taking a seminar called “Writing History” with Jeffrey Wasserstrom, author of China’s Brave New World. The aim of the class (from the syllabus) is to “explore the qualities of historical writing as writing and to see whether … Continue reading

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