This list of podcast episodes provides a jumping off point for those of you who are interested in using podcasts but are intimidated by the sheer number of options out there and don’t know where to start.
Taking care of your body is one of the most crucial aspects of graduate school. Here are some tips that can help you take back some control over your body during periods of peak stress and help ensure good physical health.
Graduate. School. Is. Expensive. Even if you have a position as a teaching assistant… Even if you receive grants and fellowships… Even if you only buy used books full of very excessive and unhelpful underlining from the previous reader… Graduate. School. Is. Expensive. Building a diverse resume as a graduate student is an inherently expensive... Continue Reading →
This piece explores important "dos" and "don'ts" for scholars on the cusp of signing with an editor for their first book.
This piece breaks down the steps recent PhDs should take to find the right academic press for their first book, including important "dos" and "don'ts."
One of the hardest and most intimidating things you’ll do on your way to earning a PhD in history is write a dissertation. Sitting in front of a blank computer screen can feel overwhelming when you consider the size of the task in front of you, and without an idea of how to proceed, it... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Clio and the Contemporary team! Here are a few steps you can take to get set up on our site after we've added you as an author. (If you want to write for us and aren't yet part of our team, send us an email by using the "Contact Us" page.) From... Continue Reading →
Clio and the Contemporary follows the principles of design laid out by Robin Williams and John Tollett in The Non-Designer’s Web Book, and expounded on in the context of digital history by Daniel J. Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig in Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web. (You can read... Continue Reading →
Here is a checklist for preparing your post for publication: Draft your post in Word. When it is complete, email it to admin and we'll arrange for your post to be copyedited. After your post has been copyedited and is ready to be posted, copy and paste your piece as a new post on the... Continue Reading →