Author: Ed Simon

Dispatch from Chicago: Applying for NEH Seminars

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In the stress and haze of writing your dissertation and grading countless composition papers it can be easy to forget about the wider world. Despite all of the other work that needs to get done one thing to be aware of are the numerous opportunities that exist in terms of professionalization, networking, and research opportunities outside of our home institutions. One particular opportunity that I have been fortunate enough to take part in is the […]

A Few Humble Observations on Conference Abstracts: Part 1

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  A few things to think about before you submit your abstract – 1. Many of you will undoubtedly already know this, but the absolute best place to find conference CFPs in English (and for some of our Humanities fellow travelers) is at the University of Pennsylvania Call for Papers website. You should make it part of your general habits to check the site no less than once a month. It’s theoretically organized by specialty […]