This month marks around a year since I completed my SGSAH internship – I can’t believe how fast the time has gone! Since a new round of internship and artist residency opportunities are now available (check them out here and here – they're open to all arts and humanities PhD students in Scotland, whatever your funding source!), … Continue reading Why you should consider doing an SGSAH internship
Our next guest blog comes from María Fernanda Miño Puga, a PhD student at the University of St Andrews. Her research examines the intersection between film narratives, aesthetics and production practices in contemporary Ecuadorian Cinema, as they relate to film policy and industry measures. She currently serves as PGR Representative for the University of St Andrews Department … Continue reading Film and Beyond Interdisciplinary Retreat: Engaging film in research, academia and the professional job market
I can’t believe it has already been a month since I took up the post of SGSAH blogger! I’ve been looking forward to compiling this monthly round-up of blogs posts, calls for papers, articles and anything else which might be useful for PhD students. On the SGSAH blog we have had some cracking guest posts … Continue reading Monthly Round-up: August 2017
Our guest post today comes from Katrina Gardner, Careers Manager for Research Staff and Students at the University of Glasgow. Find out more about the University of Glasgow careers services here. Today I have that feeling of contentment that comes with a job well done, having just organised another very successful mock interviews and networking event for our … Continue reading What do Employers ‘out there’ think of Arts PhD students?
Our post today reflects on a recent academic careers event funded by SGSAH. It was organised by Catherine Bateson, a third-year AHRC SGSAH funded PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, Nicola Martin, a third-year AHRC SGSAH funded PhD student at the University of Stirling and David Wilson, a third-year PhD student funded by the University of Strathclyde. … Continue reading ‘Negotiating Academic Careers’: The Scottish Association for American Studies Workshop
As part of the SGSAH cohort, I have been lucky to attend a series of doctoral training events throughout the course of my PhD. These events have provided us with an awareness of some of the challenges awaiting us as PhD students, and equipped us with some of the skills we need get through. Last Friday was the … Continue reading Contemplating Life Beyond the SGSAH Cohort
Since I'm free of D.H. Lawrence (for now!) I've got a wee bit more free time on my hands to take part if real life, as well as attending more PhD-related events. So last Thursday I popped up to the University of Stirling to attended the 'Postdoctoral Careers Beyond Academia' event, organised by the Faculty of … Continue reading ‘Postdoctoral Careers Beyond Academia’