Tag Archives: Graduate Students

5 Stages of Recovering from Academia

Hi.  My name is Lauren and I am a Recovering Academic.  It has been 2 years and 6 months since I was in graduate studies and I have a good full-time job in my field.  Yet, there are times, usually … Continue reading

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ASEH 2012: Madison Wisconsin and Digital History

Early on Thursday morning environmental historians from across the United States, Canada, and Europe converged on Madison, Wisconsin for the annual ASEH meeting. Madison is not an easy, or cheap, place to get to and it seemed like everyone had … Continue reading

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Dissertation Arithmetic, or 56hrs/wk

As the semester begins graduate students, like the undergraduates, get back to work. The difference is the grad students probably didn’t take much of a break from working during the week universities close between fall and winter semesters. This is … Continue reading

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EHTV: Live from the Field

In April NiCHE started a new project to share with the world what Canadian Environmental Historians do. A number of Flip cameras were purchased, branded with NiCHE skins, and distributed to willing historians to take with them as they research … Continue reading

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“The End is Nigh!”

This blog began as a place to reflect on the plethora of books and articles history doctoral students must read for comprehensive examinations. Somewhere in the middle of comps this blog became more about dissertation research and ideas that don’t … Continue reading

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A Conference beyond Place.

In the past year I have spent approximately 30 hours in airplanes going to conferences and workshops. That is about 19 914km travelled – a footprint I try not to think about too much. The reason for all this travel … Continue reading

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A Mountain Research Interlude

My name is Lauren and I am addicted to the pursuit and dissemination of information. To be more specific, historical information. This is definitely one of the healthier addictions available, but like all addictions it is expensive – especially as … Continue reading

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The End of Time…and Place

Total Anne Count: Accidentally went to a couple of the more touristy places in downtown Charlottetown…and then the airport…too many Anne’s to count. Continue reading

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Time and Place, Part III

From town to the fields, and tea around every corner.
Total Anne Count: 10 – finally cracked the double digits! Continue reading

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Place and Placelessness Promotional Podcast

In a previous post I talked about the un-workshop the NiCHE New Scholar’s group is organizing for October 1-2, 2010. The organizing committee is working hard to promote the hell out of this thing because we want to see the … Continue reading

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