Thursday26Apr 2018

Wilkinson College Graduate Student Workshop

Applying to Ph.D. Programs

Thursday, April 26, 2018 4:00pm - 6:50pm
2018-04-26 16:00 2018-04-26 18:50 America/Los_Angeles Wilkinson College Graduate Student Workshop Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall Allison DeVries devries@chapman.edu

RSVP is required

Graduate Students can enroll in this workshop through my.chapman.edu. Course number is GUS 530.

Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall

Students

are invited to attend.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2018 4-6:50PM

Applying to Ph.D. Programs

Laura Scudder Conference Room, Roosevelt Hall 121

 

Dr. Joanna Levin and Dr. Anna Leahy will discuss what to look for in a PhD program, what the application entails, how to plan ahead, and how to prepare your application materials. In addition, they will address ways to make yourself a competitive candidate, develop a strong statement of purpose, and request letters of recommendation.

 

Dr. Joanna Levin, Associate Professor, Chair, Department of English

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Joanna Levin is the author of Bohemia in America, 1858-1920 (2010) and co-editor, with Edward Whitley, of Whitman among the Bohemians (2014) and Walt Whitman in Context (forthcoming 2018).

She is the Chair the English Department at Chapman University, where teaches courses in American literature and culture. She earned her Ph.D. from Stanford University and her B.A. from Yale University.

 

Dr. Anna Leahy, Professor, Department of English

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Anna Leahy is the author of the nonfiction book Tumor and the poetry collections Aperture and Constituents of Matter the co-author of Generation Space: A Love Story and Conversing with Cancer. Her essays have appeared at The Atlantic, Pop Sugar, The Southern Review, The Pinch, and elsewhere and won the top awards from Ninth Letter and Dogwood in 2016. She edited and co-wrote What We Talk about When We Talk about Creative Writing and publishes widely about creative writing pedagogy and the profession.

She directs the MFA program at Chapman University, where she edits the international journal TAB and curates the Tabula Poetica reading series. Leahy earned her Ph.D. from Ohio University, her M.F.A. from the University of Maryland, and her M.A. from Iowa State University. She teaches creative writing courses.

See more at www.amleahy.com & follow @amleahy .

 

You can contact the event organizer, Allison DeVries at devries@chapman.edu or (714) 997-6752.

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