Graduate Handbook

I. Introduction and General Information

  • About EALC
  • Department Structure
  • Department Quarters
  • Administrative Staff
  • Electronic Mail
  • Department Website
  • Graduate Life
  • The Harvard-Yenching Library

II. Financial Aid

  • Funding Package
  • Summer Study
  • Research and Writing Fellowships
  • Letters of Recommendation

III. Orientation, Registration, and Advising

  • Orientation
  • Registration
  • Advising

IV. Satisfactory Standing and Residency Status

  • Satisfactory Standing
  • Time to Degree
  • Progress Reports
  • G10 Enrollment Cap
  • Residency
  • ent Status

V. Coursework and Language Requirements

  • Coursework Requirements
  • Choosing Courses
  • Types of Courses
  • Language Requirements
  • Satisfying the Language Requirement
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Incompletes

VI. General Examinations

  • Examiners and Examination Fields
  • Administration and Evaluation
  • Preparing for Generals
  • Scheduling the Examination

 

VII. Dissertation Prospectus

  • The Dissertation Committee
  • Approval of the Prospectus
  • Format
  • G4 Prospectus Conference

VIII. Teaching Fellowships

  • Applying for a Teaching Fellowship
  • Other Teaching Opportunities
  • Presidential Instructional Technology Fellows (PITF Program)
  • Teacher Training and the Teaching Portfolio

IX. Dissertation Requirements

  • Dissertation Research and Travel
  • Dissertation Writing
  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • G10 Limit
  • Approval of the Dissertation
  • Dissertation Defense
  • Submitting the Thesis
  • Commencement
  • Completion of Degree Statement

X. Professional Development and Career Planning

  • Finding a Job
  • Job Listings
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowships
  • Career Workshops
  • Building a CV
  • Should I Be Publishing Already?
  • Conference Presentations

XI. A Brief History of EALC

  • EALC Department Chairs

XII. Faculty and Fields

  • List of EALC Faculty for 2016-17

XIII. Forms and Checklists

  • List of Forms
  • PhD submission checklist