Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

GWL Panel Event on Writing a Successful Prospectus in History


Graduate & Professional Students, Postdoctoral Fellows

Event Time 

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location Name and Address 

CTL 121
301 York Street
New Haven , CT

Event Topic: 

GWL Panel Event on Writing a Successful Prospectus in History

Event Description 

Join us to demystify the process of writing a solid dissertation prospectus in the History! We will discuss the purpose and scope of the prospectus, its relationship to your dissertation, and how to construct some of its major components, such as an introduction, historiography, and chapter summaries. Following an orienting presentation about prospectus writing and some targeted tips from The Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Paul Sabin, we will continue a directed Q&A with a panel of advanced graduate students in History who have been through this process and are willing to share their experiences and words of wisdom. The panelists are:

  • Monique Ulysses [History]
  • Carlos Hernandez [History] 
  • Connor Williams[History],
  • Barbara Pohl [Program in the History of Science and Medicine]

Intended Audience: 1st-3rd Year graduate students in History as well as in cross-listed and neighboring programs and areas of research (American Studies; African American Studies; ER&M; RITM; History of Science and Medicine)

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