Writing the Humanities Dissertation Prospectus

Humanities Workshops

Eric Newman, English, Graduate Writing Center Consultant

This workshop will focus on how to plan and begin writing your dissertation prospectus in the Humanities. It covers prospectus components, time and file management tips, and preparing for the defense. (Approx. 45 mins.) This workshop was recorded in 2018.

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Writing the Humanities Dissertation Prospectus Video

Eric Newman completed a PhD in English at UCLA in 2018. His research focuses on the interrelation between queerness, literary form and political imagination in early twentieth century American literatures across the color line. Prior to UCLA, Eric received a BA in English and Journalism from NYU, and an MA in Humanities with a focus on American literature, critical theory and queer studies from the University of Chicago. He freelances for a number of culture, entertainment and travel publications; his academic scholarship has been published in Callaloo and Modernism/modernity (forthcoming). He is also the Gender & Sexuality editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books, as well as Co-Host for the LARB Radio Hour on KPFK 90.7FM.

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