Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Writing a Prospectus in the Humanities


Graduate & Professional Students

Event Time 

Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location of Event: 

Online via Zoom

Event Description 

Writing a dissertation prospectus in the humanities? The beginning of this workshop explains how to write the core sections of a prospectus: the introduction, literature review, methodology, chapter summary, timeline, and bibliography. After that, Yale PhD students who have successfully defended their prospectuses will share strategies from their experiences navigating this challenging new genre, which will conclude with a Q&A.

Intended audience: Current or future prospectus writers in the humanities.

Register here.