The Humanities Without Walls Career Diversity Symposium will take place Friday, Sept. 14, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in AMU 163.
HWW is a consortium of 15 midwestern universities funded by the Andrew Mellon Foundation and is dedicated to reinvigorating the study of the humanities. The symposium aims to foster intentional conversation regarding graduate student career diversity exploration, introduce students to the Humanities Without Walls Fellowship and provide tips for crafting a competitive application.
The symposium will consist of several panels, including:
- Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellowship, 1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
- Marquette Ph.D. alumni discussion on the mechanics of designing your future career, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
- “Where do we go from here?” roundtable, 4:14 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., featuring speakers:
- Antoinette Burton, Ph.D. – Principal investigator for HWW and director of the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois
- Jason Mierek, M.A. – Director of operations for HWW
- Matthew Costello, Ph.D. – Senior historian for the White House Historical Association and Marquette history Ph.D. (2016)
- Tyler Friedman – Associate curator for the Museum of Wisconsin Art and Ph.D. candidate in Philosophy
- Bridget E. Kapler, Ph.D. – Business Analyst for Johnson Controls and Marquette English Ph.D. (2016)