Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Writing a Prospectus in the Humanities Panel


Graduate & Professional Students

Event Time 

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location of Event: 

Online via Zoom

Event Description 

In this online panel event, you will learn about the basic structure of a humanities dissertation prospectus. Specifically, we will discuss resources on how to write the introduction, literature review, methodology summary, chapter summary, timeline, and bibliography sections. We will then hear from several Yale PhD candidates in the humanities who have successfully written and defended prospectuses. We will conclude with an interactive Q&A session. 

Intended Audience: This event is aimed specifically towards students in the humanities, but some of the information may be applicable to social scientists and professional students as well.. .