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For humanities PhDs: If you find that your research topic has changed such that you no longer are a good fit in your program, is it possible to re-apply and get accepted into the same program at other schools that would be a better fit? Can anyone speak to this experience? …
asked Sep 16 '15 by quandrygirl
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humanities courses (frankly I think literature is pathetic thing to study). I am interested only in maths and science. When I get to college, I plan only to take maths and science courses and not attend … any humanities courses even if they are required as part of the core curriculum. What are the potential ramifications of this assuming the college is one of the prestigious ones like Harvard/MIT. Will a bad grade in humanities course mean less opportunities later on? …
asked Feb 14 '15 by mynameborat
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succeeds the class you did badly in. The example, I think, was something like "if you did badly in algebra, take algebraic topology." But in undergraduate humanities programmes, there isn't necessarily … , so maybe I'm not aware of something. So I feel like it's hard to map advice in more overly structured programmes that may also emphasize things like hard data more to the humanities. Is this true, and if so, what would be good advice for such situations? …
asked Jun 15 '15 by user34009
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I’m not a native English speaker and want to get a better grip on the nuances of the term science. In my native tongue, the word I’d use for science also refers to humanities and the social sciences … natural sciences, and scholar more to academics in the humanities and social sciences. Is my intuition correct? If so, is there an umbrella term describe everything from social science over STEM to law and what not? …
asked Jun 19 '16 by Vincent
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mention this to me in passing, and I think I heard it was run by MLA, but I'm not sure. Something that could be used similarly to the h-index, but for the humanities. What database catalogues citations and could be used to get a h-index in the humanities? …
asked Jan 20 '16 by dmsullivan92
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papers with postdocs/professors in other areas of the Humanities. The results are interdisciplinary articles that I am quite happy with. I am also writing an additional article with a fellow PhD student (I … postdocs/jobs. Will institutions look down on me for co-authoring more papers than the norm in the Humanities? …
asked Feb 12 '15 by Zoe
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masters course in Humanities, particularly history or philosophy. I checked the universities in my area but all the programs are not accepting students without a background in related fields and the …
asked Sep 24 by Giorgos Papageorgiou
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I am doing undergraduate in engineering but I want a transition to humanities for masters (history, anthropology). How do I do this? Should I take prerequisite courses at a community college or through online/distance education? …
asked Dec 21 '13 by aoife
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Graduate students (at least in the US) often have to take foreign language competency exams, particularly if they are in the humanities. In things like classics or Biblical studies, I might expect a … higher standard. But what is the standard generally required of students outside of such areas (but still within the humanities) in the US? Since these are PhD programmes, I would normally expect a …
asked May 5 '15 by user34009
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I’m looking to enroll in a social studies/humanities undergraduate course, but I’m unsure of which subjects to focus on in my studies. I have ambitions to progress on to postgraduate study, research …
asked Apr 2 '15 by yellow-saint
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. I would like to know if it's possible to continue and do a Masters thesis in CS, having already finished a BA in social sciences / humanities? …
asked May 8 '17 by birdybird03
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linguistis concerning its research question. I wonder about the pros and cons of submitting my application to humanities (SGW) or as interdisciplinary (DO, for domein-overschrijdend) proposal. I know … success chances of an SGW versus a DO application? NWO have changed their application structure this year. Applications in the domains of humanities or technology (but not interdisciplinary …
asked Jul 12 '18 by Anaphory
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commented that he uses the present tense when he references within his paper. What tense should writers use when they refer within their paper? Do arts and humanities papers use tense differently than science papers do? …
asked Mar 14 '14 by Hal
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pursue a graduate degree in the humanities, but for various reasons ended up focusing much more on my STEM work. In my final year, I took some courses in religious studies that reignited my long-held … if I wanted to pursue Buddhist studies, for example), I'm not confident there's enough there to demonstrate adequate knowledge and interest. Furthermore, I took more than a few of my humanities
asked Dec 29 '18 by hildegardbingen
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In both this comment and this answer it is conveyed that it is often the case in the humanities, that PhD thesis are viewed as a first draft of a book and are often published. There are probably a … the Humanities that mean the book is a preferred publishing route? So to round up, what are the main factors that mean Humanities PhDs appear to often get published as book? …
asked Jan 5 '15 by gman

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