11.800 Reading, Writing and Research


Class Info

Required subject intended solely for 1st-year DUSP PhD students. Helps students prepare their first-year papers and plan for a dissertation. Focuses on how scholars get original ideas and write about them clearly and engagingly. Assignments ask students to apply generic readings and methods to individual first-year paper topics. Students work simultaneously with advisor on first-year paper, and present papers in the final weeks of the semester.

This class has 11.801 as a corequisite.

11.800 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Wednesdays in 9-450B.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 11.800 was rated 6.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Doctoral Research Seminar: Reading, Writing & Research site or on the 11.800 Stellar site.

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