Please join the East Asia: Transregional Histories Workshop TODAY for:
Kickstarting your Research: Advice on Starting a Seminar Paper and Masters’ Thesis in the History Department
TODAY from 4:00-6:00 PM
John Hope Franklin Room, SSD 224
Panelists: Kyle Pan (Japanese history, PhD)
Carl Kubler (Chinese history PhD, MAPSS alumni)
Thomas Gimbel (Japanese History, PhD)
How do I define a research question? Where should I start the research process? How can my current research contribute to my dissertation? To help address these questions and more, we will be joined by a panel of current students who have successfully (and sometimes with great suffering) completed a seminar paper. After a brief introduction of their early experiences with research we will move onto a discussion of research methods and challenges specific to the seminar paper experience in the history department. While this event is specially designed for MA and early stage PhD students, students of all stages and from all fields of study are encouraged to attend.
There is no pre-circulated paper for this event, and first-time attendees are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.