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Beyond Academia Career Expo 2018

March 16th, 2017

Upcoming Career Expo: June 2018 On Saturday, June 23, 2018, ReinventPhD will host its second Career Expo for humanities schola…

Check out the results of our course development project!

August 15th, 2016

In the Spring semester, we gathered a group of 9 faculty members from DC area universities who re-designed their existing graduate course to connect scholarly training with preparing graduate students for public engagement and non-academic intellectual work. The group’s work culminated in a poster session at Georgetown’s Annual Teaching, Learning & Innovation Summer Institute in May 2016, where the group members presented their re-designed courses. You can find these posters on our Course Development page. There, you can also find video interviews with some of the participants of the event. 

Kathryn Temple presents at Canadian Future of the Humanities PhD Conference

May 17th, 2016

Kathryn Temple, Principal Investigator of Connected Academics @ Georgetown, will explore the Canadian version of our project. The Future of the PhD in the Humanities conference at Carleton University is the follow up to a groundbreaking conference on the same theme that was held last year at McGill University. This year’s conference will focus on how changes in doctoral education might be implemented.

Sara Guyer: The Humanities of Tomorrow, May 6

April 8th, 2016

Please join us for our next talk with Sara Guyer about the “humanities of tomorrow” and Guyer’s work as the direction of the Center for the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. May 6, 10 to 11:30 am, in the Graduate School Conference Room (Car Barn 427).

Scholarly Communication Symposium On Humanities Research on April 7

February 23rd, 2016

Save the date for the Scholarly Communication Symposium on humanities research on April 7, 2016, 10-noon in the Murray Room of Lauinger Library. The symposium will examine how humanities research might be more broadly disseminated, allowing humanists to reach key audiences.

PhD Program in Interdisciplinary and Public Humanities

December 23rd, 2015

We are seeking faculty to participate in the development of a new PhD program in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Public Humanities under the auspices of the Graduate School. We will be meeting monthly during the spring semester to produce a detailed proposal for this new doctoral program. We are hoping to involve the traditional humanities disciplines, but also disciplines outside the humanities, in the sciences and social sciences. If you like to contribute to this project, please contact Kathryn Temple at templek@georgetown.edu no later than January 5, 2016.