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 2020-2021 for our fifth year of PhD+ workshops covering a range of topics from academic publishing, to possible career paths, and the future of university teaching (see past PhD+ workshops here).

October 22, 2020

Public Speaking 
Bri McWhorter (Owner and Coach of Activate to Captivate)

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October 23, 2020

Research Development: Grants and Fellowships 
Nathaniel Deutsch, Irena Polić, Saskia Nauenberg Dunkell (The Humanities Institute), Holly Unruh (Arts Research Institute), and Matthew Tedford.

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October 29, 2020

Publishing Scholarly Works, Copyright
Martha Stuit (Scholarly Communication Librarian, UC Santa Cruz Library).

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November 12, 2020

Using Twitter Professionally
Kayla Isenberg (Senior Director, Digital Engagement, University Relations at UC Santa Cruz).

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November 13, 2020

Impassioned Online Teaching: Empathy, Embodiment and Radical Pedagogy in Practice
2020 National Humanities Center GSSR Program Fellows.

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November 17, 2020

Getting Hired at a California Community College
A panel discussion moderated by Beth Au (Director, California Community Colleges Registry) with current and recent instructors at California Community Colleges, who are all UC Santa Cruz graduate student alumni.

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February 12, 2021

Podcasting and the Humanities
Daniel Story (Digital Scholarship Librarian at UC Santa Cruz)

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March 5, 2021

Public Fellowship Information Session

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April 9, 2021

Memory Work: Oral History as Toolkit for Creating a Living & Making an Impact
Cameron Vanderscoff (Vanderscoff Oral History)

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May 21, 2021

Publishing Workshop
Jenny Kelly (Feminist Studies/Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at UC Santa Cruz) and Camilla Hawthorne (Sociology/Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at UC Santa Cruz)

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June 3, 2021

Careers in the Tech Industry
A panel discussion with UC Santa Cruz graduate student alumni including Alina I’vette Fernandez (Ph.D. LALS and UX Researcher for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives, CITI), Sarah Papazoglakis, (Ph.D. Literature and Privacy & Trust Product Specialist, Facebook), and Emily Sloan-Pace (Ph.D. Literature and Professor in Residence, Zoho Corporation)

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June 4, 2021

Proposal Writing: Framing Your Research for Grants and Fellowships
Sean Keilen (Literature Department), Saskia Nauenberg Dunkell (THI Research Program Manager), Holly Unruh (Executive Director, Arts Research Institute), and Matthew Tedford (Art and Humanities Research Development GSR)

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