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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thesis & Field Exam Examples

Explore some recent thesis and field exam examples from fellow students:

1. Thesis: Radical Openness and the Possibility of Reading, August 2017

2. The Development of a Modern Ireland and a Modern Literature field exam example.

Thesis & Field Exam Proposal Examples

Looking for some examples to get you thinking about your thesis or field exam proposals?

Check out a recent thesis proposal example entitled "Religion and Public Life in the Works of Herman Melville."

If you're looking for a field exam proposal example, take a look at this recent proposal entitled "Playing the Woman Card: 2016 presidential campaign coverage, modem sob sisters, and the gendered appeal."

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Author's Rights Resources

Nik Fogle, Falvey’s Liaison Librarian for Philosophy, recently created a page on the library’s website to aid authors’ in understanding their rights when it comes to publishing. English faculty and graduate students may find it useful in publishing books, articles, theses, and field exams.

Authors' Rights Resources: http://library.villanova.edu/research/topic-guides/author-rights/

Main library copyright page: http://library.villanova.edu/about/services/facultyservices/copyright/

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Field Exam Paper

Here is a model Field Exam paper:

Field Exam paper

Field Exam Proposal

Here are two exemplary Field Exam Proposal samples:

Field Exam Proposal 1
Field Exam Proposal 2

Thesis Proposal

Here are two exemplary Thesis Proposal samples:

Thesis Proposal model 1
Thesis Proposal model 2