This proseminar focuses on the research methods, writing, and critical and analytical skills necessary to produce a successful graduate-level research project in the humanities. Attention is paid to the development of close-reading skills and to strategies of textual analysis, as well as to the vocabulary for describing the structural and iconographic features of artifacts. Prerequisite: a satisfactory score on the mandatory test of critical reading and writing skills
. In addition, at the first class meeting, students must complete a writing assignment that demonstrates their graduate-level reading comprehension and ability to write coherent, logical arguments. (4 credits)
HUMA E-100 Graduate Research Methods and Scholarly Writing in the Humanities (23681)
, PhD, Associate, Committee on the Study of Religion, Harvard University
Wednesdays beginning Jan. 30, 7:40-9:40 pm.
graduate credit $1,950
Graduate proseminar. Limited enrollment.
Students who do not have Harvard ID cards must purchase $100 special borrower's cards at Widener