Category Archives: PhDs and employment

Transferable skills may save your life…or at least help you operate in a hostile work environment


The answer to the age-old question, ‘why did the chicken cross the road?’ has finally been answered and its related to the role of transferable skills and intellectual development post-PhD. No, transferable (or generic as they are sometimes called) skills … Continue reading

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US Modern Language Association ‘Report of the Task Force on Doctoral Study in Modern Language and Literature’ published


The debate on the structure, value, numbers and future of the US PhD in Modern Language or Literature continues. The Report of the Task Force on Doctoral Study in Modern Language and Literature, produced by some of the great and … Continue reading

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