“Alternative Careers for PhDs in the Humanities” Colloquium

August 21, 2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Round Meeting Room, Ohio Union
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9:00-12:00 “Global and National Perspectives on Career Diversity in the Humanities”

Introductory Remarks

Konstantinos Karatzas (Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of Zaragoza, Spain): “Humanities in Crisis: The Case of Greece”

Christine Kelly (Ph.D. Candidate, History and University Fellow in Higher Education Leadership, Fordham University): “All But Dissertation: Reimagining the Dissertation Phase of Graduate Education”

 

Marcela Hernandez (Graduate & STEM Diversity Director, College of Arts and Sciences, The Ohio State University): “Individualized Development Plans and Informational Interviews: Essential Tools to Transition to a Non-Academic Career”

 

Patrick Cox ((Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University. Instructor, Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Vice President for Networks at H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online): “Alternative Careers or an Alternative Academia?”

 

Moderator: Zeynep Aydogdu (PhD Student, Department of Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University)

 

12:00-1:30 Lunch

 

1:30-3:00 “Humanities in the World”

 

Janet Rose (Professor of the Practice and Director of The Agency, William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Kansas): “Finding Ground: Thoughts on Working in the ‘Real World’ with a PhD”

 

Haley Swenson (ACLS/Mellon Public Fellow, Editor of the New America “Better Life Lab”): “Preparing to be an Expert-Employee.”

 

Jennifer Magro Algarotti (International and Graduate Affairs Fellow, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University): “Rebranding Academic Skills for non-Faculty Careers”

 

Moderator: Barry Shank (Chair, Department of Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University)

 

3:00-3:15 Break

 

3:15-5:00 “Humanities in Practice” Round-Table

 

Romand Coles (Professor of Political Theory and Practice, Institute for Social Justice, Australian Catholic University)

 

Simone Drake (Professor, and Vice Chair of African American and African Studies, The Ohio State University)

Rick Livingston (Associate Director, The Humanities Institute and Department of Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University)

Miranda Martinez (Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Studies, The Oho State University)

 

Barry Shank (Chair, Department of Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University)

 

David Staley (Associate Professor, History and Interim Director of the Humanities Institute, The Ohio State University)

 

Moderator: Leighla Khansari ((PhD Student, Department of Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University)

 

 

6:30 Dinner and Reception

 

 

Organizing Committee: Zeynep Aydogdu, Dan DiPiero, Leyla Khansari, Kevin Pementel. For further information, see https://alternativephds.wordpress.com or please contact Philip Armstrong at armstrong.202@osu.edu

 

Co-sponsored by the Departments of East Asian Languages and Literatures; French and Italian; Germanic Languages and Literatures; History; Near Eastern Languages & Cultures; Philosophy; Slavic and Eastern European Languages and Cultures; and Humanities and Arts Discovery Themes.

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