Making Graduate Students Collaborative Partners: A Report on the Humanities without Walls Grad Lab Practicum

Saturday, January 5, 2019: 1:50 PM
Stevens C-1 (Hilton Chicago)
Margaret Brennan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Grad Lab Practicum component of the “Humanities Without Walls” collaborative research projects seeks to to formalize the role of graduate students as collaborative partners alongside faculty, and to provide professional experience for graduate students that could lead to a diversity of careers. This talk outlines some successful examples of collaboration as part of doctoral training, and also highlights the challenges that exist to such efforts.