How To Apply

We invite applications from UMass-Amherst graduate students for the Methods Symposium 2019, to be held Saturday, October 19, from 10:00am to 5:00pm at South College.

Who Can Apply?

For the workshops, we invite proposals from graduate students whose work engages questions about methods in Queer, Postcolonial, and/or Black studies. We welcome graduate students from across the Humanities and Social Sciences who conduct research on human subjects, communities, texts, or archival materials, and who use quantitative, qualitative, or discourse-based methods. 

How Do I Apply?

  • Submit a 750-word write-up, describing your current research and addressing your engagement with methods.. Include a list of 3-5 citations (articles or books) from your area of research that have influenced your method/ology. 
  • Make sure that you note on your proposal which workshop group you’d like to attend: Queer Studies, Postcolonial Studies, or Black Studies. You may only attend one. 
  • Send your submission to by September 16, 2019.

If you have any questions or comments, contact us