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WORKSHOP | You Won’t Break My Soul: Navigating Dissertation Writing and the Academic Job Market

Thu May 30th 2024, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Sponsor
Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Department of English
Department of Theater & Performance Studies
Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Program in Modern Thought and Literature
Stanford Humanities Center
Roble Gym
375 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305

This workshop explores best practices for writing your dissertation and navigating the academic job market with relative ease and care. Topics include finding the best writing rhythm for your work, creating work/life balance, and using an authentic and clear voice in job application materials and interviews. 

Coffee and pastries will be provided.

During her visit to Stanford, Dr. Katelyn Hale Wood will hold a lecture Sonic Intimacies: Cross-Racial Listening and Queer Performance Archives



Katelyn Hale Wood is a performance studies scholar and theatre historian whose research engages the intersections of critical race and queer theory, gender studies, comedic performance, and sound studies. She is an associate professor of theatre history and performance studies at the University of Virginia and the author of Cracking Up: Black Feminist Comedy in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries United States (2021). Wood’s writing has also been published in Performance Matters, Theatre Topics, QED, The Journal of Popular Culture, and Departures in Critical Qualitative Research