A thesis is a big piece of writing. If you're anything like me, you're becoming increasingly aware of this as the deadline approaches... Some of us will find our thesis structure emerges effortlessly, others of us will struggle to think how best to put it together. So I've rounded up some top tips and useful… Continue reading Resources for structuring your thesis
The BSA Postgraduate Forum is looking for a new Social Media Co-convenor to join the team. The new convenor's main role will be to monitor the BSA PGForum's social media accounts, respond to messages and engage with other prominent figures on social media, to promote events run by the PGForum and BSA, and will join… Continue reading Call for Social Media Convenor
The 21st century in the United States continues to be marked by persistent disparities between members of different classes, races, genders, and sexual orientations. Influencers of this society seem bent on polarizing citizens along their diverse identities, often blaming those already disadvantaged for the nation’s apparent plights. Elite white men still benefit from a political,… Continue reading Making social justice advocates of straight white college men, Jörg Vianden
Last month we reached out on academic Twitter looking for advice for first year PhD students. We had lots of comments with some wonderful advice that we’ve put together into one constructive, positive blog post. Here are our top picks: EXERCISE. Lots of people stressed the importance of doing exercise and making sure you take… Continue reading Advice for anyone starting a PhD
How is it that a blank page, with that blinking cursor, can be so intimidating? Free writing exercises are used by writers of all kinds of books and articles, from fiction to academic and journalistic. They help you "just write" when you can't think of where to start; they help you put those first few… Continue reading Free writing exercises to get typing!
We are WalkingLab, a queer-feminist walking research-creation collective.[i] At WalkingLab we organise international walking events, conduct research with diverse publics including youth in schools, and collaborate with artists and scholars to realise site-specific research-creation events[ii] that complicate and rupture the White-cis-hetero-ableist-patriarchal canon of walking scholarship. There is currently a global momentum on walking methods, indicated… Continue reading WalkingLab by Dr Sarah Truman and Dr Stephanie Springgay