Articles by: Amah Edoh

HASTS Mobile Seminar, 1st ed.

HASTS Mobile Seminar, 1st ed.

HASTS’s Mobile Seminar, 1st ed. (last week)¬†was a lot of fun — at least that’s what the participants said — and it sounds like it’s something we’d like to do again soon. Stay tuned about a possible Denver edition in November, for those of you who will be going to AAA and 4S, and, weather-allowing, another in December. How it worked: we walked from the department, across the Mass Ave bridge, along the Esplanade, and back, over about an hour and a half. We partnered up for 40 minutes at a time, with the conversation focusing on each person for […]

5 Tips for Surviving Your Fieldwork Year

5 Tips for Surviving Your Fieldwork Year

Disclaimer: my fieldwork is all outside of the US, and primarily ethnographic. Staying local or doing archival¬†research are bound to come with their own, unique demands. And/or you may be a better-adjusted individual than I am, and have had totally different experiences. So please do us all a favor and supplement this post with your own tips and tidbits on how to make your advisor proud and do fieldwork year right.   So you’ve survived your general exams. The dissertation proposal is done (well, almost…), and you’re finally ready to get out there and do what it is you came […]