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Today we look at the paper/conference proposal abstract .  This is a critical genre of writing for scholars in the humanities and social sciences.  Usually between 200 and 500 words long, it is a short abstract that describes research/a talk/a journal article that you are GOING to write.  This is in contrast to the abstract of the research/dissertation/article that you have already written.

Mastering the paper abstract is one of the most important skills you can acquire while still a graduate student.  Learn the tricks of the paper abstract and you have the ticket in hand to a steady ride of conference and publishing opportunities.  These are the conferences and publications that a few years down the line, set your c.v. apart from your peers, and land you that job.

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Tuesdays I will occasionally feature “How-To(sday)” posts,  short  guides to certain genres of academic writing.  I’m happy to take requests for these. Just email me at [email protected]

Today we look at the paper/conference proposal abstract.  This is a critical genre of writing for scholars in the humanities and social sciences.  Usually between 200 and 500 words long, it is a short abstract that describes research/a talk/a journal article that you are GOING to write.  This is in contrast to the abstract of the research/dissertation/article that you have already written.

Scholars and scientists write research proposals to get funding for their original research. These succinct proposals explain in depth why the project is worth pursuing and funding. For students, the goal of a research proposal is to convince your teacher or mentor that you have an original project that is worth researching. There is no one way to write a research proposal, but most proposals have similar criteria.

Your topic should be original and relevant to the class for which you are writing the paper. It should interest you and be appropriate for the specific assignment your teacher has given you. Review several sources of information about your topic and choose an angle that has not been written about.

The exact format and requirements for a research proposal can vary slightly depending on the type of research being proposed and the specific demands of the institution you plan to submit your proposal to, but there are a few basics that are almost always needed. Overall, a good research proposal takes time to write and must identify what the proposed research will address and why the proposed research is so important. Here is a brief explanation of the sections needed to complete a standard research proposal as well as the writing timeline you should strive to follow.

A “formal proposal” is a phrase that has two different meanings, in either business or academia. In business, a formal proposal is a kind of offer to provide a product or services. In the academic world, a formal proposal is a recommendation to conduct some kind of research. In either case, the basics are the same. You need to identify a need, state your qualifications, and explain how you will serve that need. Finally, you will include the details of the project itself.

Tuesdays I will occasionally feature “How-To(sday)” posts,  short  guides to certain genres of academic writing.  I’m happy to take requests for these. Just email me at [email protected]

Today we look at the paper/conference proposal abstract.  This is a critical genre of writing for scholars in the humanities and social sciences.  Usually between 200 and 500 words long, it is a short abstract that describes research/a talk/a journal article that you are GOING to write.  This is in contrast to the abstract of the research/dissertation/article that you have already written.

Scholars and scientists write research proposals to get funding for their original research. These succinct proposals explain in depth why the project is worth pursuing and funding. For students, the goal of a research proposal is to convince your teacher or mentor that you have an original project that is worth researching. There is no one way to write a research proposal, but most proposals have similar criteria.

Your topic should be original and relevant to the class for which you are writing the paper. It should interest you and be appropriate for the specific assignment your teacher has given you. Review several sources of information about your topic and choose an angle that has not been written about.

The exact format and requirements for a research proposal can vary slightly depending on the type of research being proposed and the specific demands of the institution you plan to submit your proposal to, but there are a few basics that are almost always needed. Overall, a good research proposal takes time to write and must identify what the proposed research will address and why the proposed research is so important. Here is a brief explanation of the sections needed to complete a standard research proposal as well as the writing timeline you should strive to follow.

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To understand modern art you have to understand Modernism, which is as much a writing movement which started with Zola, Balzac and the other realists, before morphing into --among other things Salman Rushdie. Start with the Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein, a memoir of the Cubists (Picasso and Braque) by a collector of their work told from the point of view of her life partner. Look at the painters she discusses, including Matisse and Cezanne, which mean you should probably get books out of the library about the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists as well. Then get books about the Bauhaus in Germany, and try to pick up a copy of Vassilly Kandinsky s Concerning the Spiritual in Art. You will see a whole different, but related approach to abstractionism and modern art happening at the same time as what Stein is describing in France. And I guess, since it s such a big subject, you will have to take it from there. Two anecdotes from art history will help.. In the autobiography a young man told Gertrude, Gertrude, I used to love the old masters and hate modern art, but now I have come here and listened to the modern artists talking about their work I can t stand to look at the old masters either. In Ad Reinhart s Art Comics he has a cartoon of someone laughing at a canvas and asking, "What does it represent?" Suddenly the painting comes to life with a face and sketchy arms, one of which points at the man accusingly and asks, "What do YOU represent?"

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Tuesdays I will occasionally feature “How-To(sday)” posts,  short  guides to certain genres of academic writing.  I’m happy to take requests for these. Just email me at [email protected]

Today we look at the paper/conference proposal abstract.  This is a critical genre of writing for scholars in the humanities and social sciences.  Usually between 200 and 500 words long, it is a short abstract that describes research/a talk/a journal article that you are GOING to write.  This is in contrast to the abstract of the research/dissertation/article that you have already written.

Scholars and scientists write research proposals to get funding for their original research. These succinct proposals explain in depth why the project is worth pursuing and funding. For students, the goal of a research proposal is to convince your teacher or mentor that you have an original project that is worth researching. There is no one way to write a research proposal, but most proposals have similar criteria.

Your topic should be original and relevant to the class for which you are writing the paper. It should interest you and be appropriate for the specific assignment your teacher has given you. Review several sources of information about your topic and choose an angle that has not been written about.

The exact format and requirements for a research proposal can vary slightly depending on the type of research being proposed and the specific demands of the institution you plan to submit your proposal to, but there are a few basics that are almost always needed. Overall, a good research proposal takes time to write and must identify what the proposed research will address and why the proposed research is so important. Here is a brief explanation of the sections needed to complete a standard research proposal as well as the writing timeline you should strive to follow.

A “formal proposal” is a phrase that has two different meanings, in either business or academia. In business, a formal proposal is a kind of offer to provide a product or services. In the academic world, a formal proposal is a recommendation to conduct some kind of research. In either case, the basics are the same. You need to identify a need, state your qualifications, and explain how you will serve that need. Finally, you will include the details of the project itself.

The purpose of the Business Builder is to describe how to develop a proposal that gets the sale, wins the bid, is awarded the contract. This Business Builder will guide you through the necessary steps of developing a proposal that best promotes your firm’s capabilities.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE GETTING STARTED [ top ]

A good proposal is a big investment in time, but when done properly can mean additional business and, therefore, added revenues for your firm. You should consider writing a proposal when —