Graduate Information Sessions

Graduate Information Sessions

Graduate Information Sessions

The Faculty and Administration of the Department of Performance Studies host graduate information sessions throughout the academic year to help support our students.  Some sessions are specific to students who may be at a particular point in their degree program-others are general information sessions. All sessions are only open to students matriculating in a PS program.

Fall 2020 Calendar

Applying for Academic Jobs |September 25th|

with Professor Alexandra Vazquez

WHEN: Friday, September 25, 2:00-4:00pm
WHERE: NYU Zoom

Professor Alexandra Vazquez invites all PS Ph.D. students to this session to learn about the process of searching and applying for jobs in academia

Zoom info to come. 

 

Tisch & Wasserman Career Services Info Session | October 2nd

When: Friday, October 2nd at 11:00AM EST

Where: NYU Zoom 

Join PS as we welcome Lily Hung from Tisch Office of Career Development and Kate Rockey-Harris from the Wasserman Center as they discuss the different career and job services these two offices have to support students. 

Zoom info will be emailed to PS students. 

Applying to Ph.D. Programs |October 7th|

with Alex Vazquez, Director of Graduate Studies and Noel Rodriguez, Administrative and Academic Services Director

WHEN: Wednesday, October 7th, 2:00pm
WHERE: NYU Zoom

This session is open to all M.A. students interested in applying to our/other Ph.D. programs. Topics that will be discussed include, the internal Ph.D. application process, crafting an effective statement of purpose, fellowship/funding options, and current Ph.D. program trends.

Zoom info to come.

Using NYU Library Resources for your Research |October 14th|

When: Wednesday, October 14th 1:00pm

Where: NYU Zoom

This session will help you understand how to take your research to the next level using the vast resources available to you through NYU Libraries.  It will cover what every student needs to know about graduate-level research: from the basics of searching the library catalog to more advanced search techniques and research approaches. It will introduce you to the network of experts, services, collections, technologies, tools, and spaces that make up NYU Libraries, focusing on specialized resources for Performance Studies at NYU to better help you discover, access, and engage with scholarly literature and primary-source media (e.g., digital archives, A/V, newspapers).  The goal of this session is to help you become a more savvy, efficient, effective, and critically engaged researcher.

Check your email for the zoom info! 

 

Syllabus Writing Workshop |November 13th|

When: Friday, November 13th at 10:00 am

Where: NYU Zoom

Join Assistant Director of Programs Laura Fortes and Assistant Professor Michelle Castañeda as they discuss structuring and preparing course syllabi. This session is for Ph.D. students planning to apply to adjunct teaching positions at PS and in other schools/departments. 

Zoom info to come. 

SPRING 2021 Calendar

Getting your work published |Date TBD|

with Professor Fred Moten and Professor Barbara Browning

When: TBD

Where:TBD

Join Professor Moten and Professor Browning as they discuss their experience and their process for getting their work published whether it be an article or new book. 

 

Applying for Artistic and Academic Grants and Fellowships | DATE TBD

WHEN: TBD
WHERE: NYU Zoom

This session is open to all M.A. and Ph.D. students and addresses grant/fellowship proposal writing from inception to completion. Topics that will be discussed include conceptualizing the project, composing budgets, and time management tips for adhering to application deadlines.

Zoom info to come.