Funding Research & Writing in Renaissance Drama, Vol. 5

A Blogroll in Five Acts

Part of the experience of being an early-career researcher includes learning how to transition from graduate student to scholar and peer. While much of the advice about this transition centers around issues of self-presentation, these blogrolls will focus on the changes in how one funds the work. Some of us are lucky to have monetary support from within our home institutions or live in states or provinces with government sponsorships for the Humanities, while others less so. In this five-part series, I list the current funding sources available for scholars of Renaissance literature—with a focus on early modern drama—divided into relative period of a “typical” career trajectory.

For this final post, a list of prizes for books.

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January Blogroll: The Great MLA Migration Edition

Dear readers,

I write from the San Francisco airport, the second of three legs of my trip from Hawai’i to Austin from the annual meeting of the Modern Languages Association (MLA). With nearly a thousand different panels and presentations to choose from, here is my personal list of talks I want to grab between meetings with colleagues and job interviews. (Speaking of: if you are interested in the latest numbers on tenure-track hiring in the humanities, check out the MLA’s report of last year’s numbers, out last week, here.) I plan to be blogging panels I end up attending using the conference hashtag #mla16 at @ElizETavares.

Hope to see some of you there!

Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future

Of primary concern:

Early Modern English Literatures:

Medieval English Literatures:

On the academy:

Of personal interest: