Welcome to the official blog for Villanova's Graduate English Program! Come back often for updates on conference opportunities, guest speakers, student accomplishments, alumni news, and more. Also be sure to check out our Facebook page for more updates.
Friday, April 3, 2015
Here's some interesting graphs and stats that show the correlation between where someone gets a PhD and where they get a job. Though the conclusions aren't groundbreaking, it's unusual to see such concrete numbers in these discussions.
Posted by Katharine McIntyre at 3:24 PM
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The Modern Language Association has developed a new blog geared toward Graduate Students, http://mlagrads.commons.mla.org/. Hosted by the MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Studetns in the Profession, the blog will cover the annual MLA convention, the job market, and other issues relevant to graduate student members of the MLA.
Posted by Katharine McIntyre at 10:56 PM
Friday, August 30, 2013
Monday, October 22, 2012
The MLA Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession has a website that has much useful information for graduate students in English, including reports and studies on job placement and prospects, and a list of institutions that grant the Ph.D. in English.
Sunday, October 23, 2011
The New York Times recently published an article entitled "I was an Under-Age Smiotician" by Steven Johnson. Co-creator of Findings.com and author, most recently, of Where Good Ideas Come From and the editor of The Innovator’s Cookbook, Johnson ruminates on the lasting effects of his semiotics major from Brown.
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Check out UPenn English Department's CFP page, where you can find daily updates about calls for conference papers and journal submissions.
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