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Webinar: Graduate School Application and Experience in North America and Europe-Lagos Studies Assoc.


Webinars will be held October, 3, 10, 17, and 24 hosted by the Lagos Studies Association

At its annual Conference, the Lagos Studies Association organizes workshops on graduate school application and experience in North America and Europe, featuring graduate school faculty and students. Unfortunately, COVID-19 pandemic did not allow the conference to hold this year. We are happy to hold these events via Zoom Webinars on October 3, 10, 17, and 24. See full schedule below.

 

Graduate School Application and Experience in North America:

Perspectives from Graduate Students

 

Date: October 10

Time: 5-7pm (Nigeria Time)

 

Panelists

Chair: Tosin Gbogi (Marquette University/African Literature and Popular Culture)

 

Discussants

Ayodeji Adegbite (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Samuel Kehinde Adesubokan (University of Victoria)

Esther Ajayi-Lowo (Texas Woman’s University)

Omoyemi Ajisebutu (Northwestern University)

Theophilus Okunlola (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Yolanda Osondu (University of Calgary)

 

Topics for discussion include but not limited to the following:

• Preparing for the Graduate Record Examination

• Taking the Test of English as Foreign Language/Navigating waiver

• Choosing graduate program and writing statement of purpose

• Coursework, qualifying exam, and reading concentration

• Adjusting to a new academic culture

• Conducting fieldwork and sourcing for external funding

• Writing your dissertation and preparing for the job market

 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86544791933?pwd=aXBuaC9zNVNnOHM0WnNIWnpyWURYZz09

Webinar ID: 865 4479 1933

Passcode: 990616

Also via LSA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/205111409881162

 

 

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Graduate School Application and Experience in Europe:

Perspectives from Graduate School Faculty

 

Date: Oct. 17

Time: 5-7pm (Nigeria Time)

 

 

Panelists

Panel Chair: Oliver Coates (University of Cambridge/History)

 

Discussants

Shola Adenekan (University of Amsterdam/African Literature and New Media)

Simidele Dosekun (London School of Economics and Political Science/Feminist Studies)

Emilie Guitard (French National Center for Scientific Research/Anthropology)

Steven Pierce (University of Manchester/History)

Dmitri van den Bersselaar (Leipzig University /History)

 

 

Topics for discussion include but not limited to the following:

• Things to consider when picking graduate program

• Contacting prospective supervisors: Dos and Don’ts

• What admission committees look for in application dossier

• Writing competitive PhD proposal

• Funding for graduate education

 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83891051455?pwd=aG8zeEwydWUvT0NScEFtOEluQjBLUT09

Webinar ID: 838 9105 1455

Passcode: 787421

Also via LSA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/205111409881162

 

 

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Graduate School Application and Experience in Europe:

Perspectives from Graduate Students

 

 

Date: Oct. 24

Time: 5-7pm (Nigeria Time)

 

 

Panelists

 

Panel Chair:  Peter Oderinde (University of Basel)

 

Discussants

Daniel Chukwuemeka (University of Bristol)

Tolulope Ilesanmi (University of Basel)

Jammie Titilayo (Technische Universität Darmstadt)

Seun Williams (The Graduate School of International and Development Studies)

 

 

Topics for discussion include but not limited to the following:

• Things to consider when picking graduate program

• Contacting prospective supervisors: Dos and Don’ts

• What admission committees look for in application dossier

• Writing competitive PhD proposal

• Funding for graduate education

 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85076855946?pwd=R2MvV3RzR2RIN0NGTkp3UndXVVpiZz09

Webinar ID: 850 7685 5946

Passcode: 848810

Also via LSA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/205111409881162

 

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