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Fall 2020 Middle East GR8008 section 001
DISSERTATION COLLOQUIUM

Call Number 13110
Day & Time
Location
M 4:10pm-6:00pm
403 Knox Hall
Points 0
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Gil Hochberg
Type COLLOQUIA
Method of Instruction Hybrid
Course Description The dissertation colloquium is a non-credit course open to MESAAS doctoral students who have completed the M.Phil. degree. It provides a forum in which the entire community of dissertation writers meets, bridging the departments different fields and regions of research. It complements workshops outside the department focused on one area or theme. Through an encounter with the diversity of research underway in MESAAS, participants learn to engage with work anchored in different regions and disciplines and discover or develop what is common in the departments post-disciplinary methods of inquiry. Since the community is relatively small, it is expected that all post-M.Phil. students in residence will join the colloquium. Post M.Phil. students from other departments may request permission to join the colloquium, but places for non-MESAAS students will be limited. The colloquium convenes every semester, meeting once every two weeks. Each meeting is devoted to the discussion of one or two pre-circulated pieces of work (a draft prospectus or dissertation chapter). Every participant contributes at least one piece of work each year.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 2 students (25 max) as of 8:06PM Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Subject Middle East
Number GR8008
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Morningside
Section key 20203MDES8008G001

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