Category Archives: Talking Shop

Publishing En Route to a Tenure-Track Job

Publishing En Route to a Tenure-Track Job: Great Expectations vs. the Real World Like many PhD students in the humanities and social sciences, I received…

A Narrator-centered Approach to History

A Narrator-centered Approach to History: Oral Sources in Amdo (Qinghai, PRC) This essay discusses some of the challenges that, despite being inherently characteristic of the…

DHAsia 2017 Call for Proposals

DHAsia, a pioneering Digital Humanities initiative at Stanford University, is seeking proposals for its 2017 short-term residency program focused on East, South, Southeast, and Inner/Central…

Tracing Visions

Tracing Visions In June 1936, on an overcast day in Hebei, North China, a small group of American Presbyterian missionaries gathered for a photograph. They…

Call for Proposals | Curator Season One

Building on Dissertation Reviews’ extensive experience with reviews of recently defended dissertations, Curator is a new project offering analysis of significant emerging ideas and methods…

The Fieldwork Visceral

The Fieldwork Visceral Fieldwork. Those of us who have done it—or are in it—all remember the panicked emails we sent to our advisors, the bits…

Conducting Interviews in Pakistan

Conducting interviews in Pakistan: An account from the field Pakistan has been under the spotlight of the international media since 9/11, most of the times…