PhD+ Workshop Series

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PhD+ is a monthly workshop series focused on issues of interest to all graduate students. Workshops expand graduate student training and provide space for asking questions you might not know to ask.

Join us in 2019-2020 for our fourth year of PhD+ workshops covering a range of topics from academic publishing, to public fellowships, and the future of university teaching.

October 18, 2019

Research Development: Grants and Fellowships 
Nathaniel Deutsch, Irena Polić, and Suraiya Jetha (The Humanities Institute) and Kelly Anne Brown (Associate Director at University of California Humanities Research Institute)

Our first PhD+ workshop in Fall 2019 will help graduate students locate fellowship opportunities, frame their research for different funding organizations, and acquire grants.

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November 15, 2019

Demystifying the Publishing Process with UC Press
Kim Robinson (Editorial Director at UC Press), Eric Schmidt (Editor at UC Press), and Kate Marshall (Editor at UC Press).

Learn about the publishing process, including book proposals, pitches, meeting with editors, and contracts.

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Past topics include: possible career paths for PhDs, internship possibilities, refining your approach to grants and fellowships, defining a work/life balance, elements of style, and more. See past PhD+ workshops here.