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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Workshop: Transforming your dissertation into a book - October 2012

Workshop: Transforming your dissertation into a book

Sponsored by AIIS and other SA regional organizations

Sponsored by the several organizations devoted to the study of South Asia, this workshop aims to help a select number of recent PhDs re-vision their doctoral dissertations as books. Applications to participate are due by June 15, 2012, emailed to Susan S. Wadley, sswadley@syr.edu. Participants must arrange their own transport to Madison, Wisconsin for the Annual Conference on South Asia in October. The workshop will begin at 7 pm Wednesday evening, Oct. 10, and all participants are expected to be present at this time.

For selection: Required is an email containing a current cv; the dissertation abstract, its table of contents, and its first chapter plus a draft book prospectus. Email to sswadley@syr.edu by midnight on June 15, 2012.

Senior Faculty Participants: Susan S. Wadley (Anthropology, Syracuse), Convener; Geraldine Forbes (History, SUNY Oswego). Joyce Flueckiger (Religion, Emory, Barbara Ramusack (History, Cincinnati); others tba. Our role is to read the materials prior to the meeting and be prepared to intervene and comment, "in the background" primarily, though with key interventions as needed.
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