Student Innovation Fellows

Off-campus Internships as a Humanities Graduate Student – A Short Debriefing

Thomas Breideband has a Magister Artium degree in Theater and Performance Studies and American Studies from Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany. He is currently a dual degree PhD candidate in the Department of English at Georgia State, and the American Studies Department at Mainz University. His research interests lie at the intersection of New Media Studies, Rhetoric,… more »

Infographic Resume

Originally posted April 2, 2016

I have been on the job market since September.

The academic job market takes just short of forever, and is a HUGE commitment. As a result, I have become curious about other job markets and how they work. I essentially know exactly nothing about how to get a… more »

Reimagining Graduate Education in the Humanities through the SIF Program

Originally Posted April 20th, 2015

Last Friday, a panel of SIF fellows presented at the CIE Conference on Pedagogy. Due to some issues with time management on our panel, my remarks ended up being abbreviated considerably. So, I thought I’d throw them up here:

“Reimagining Graduate Education in the Humanities through the SIF… more »

SIF at the Crossroads

Originally Posted January 27th, 2016

This March, historians from around the country will be gathering at Drew University to discuss the state of graduate education in the field. Like many disciplines, particularly (but by no means exclusively) in the humanities, history departments have been burdened for years by aging graduate curricula and cultural… more »