Dissertation and Defense - UChicago Division of the Humanities.
With successful completion of the dissertation proposal defense, the student is admitted to Ph.D. candidacy. The Dissertation It is expected that the dissertation will represent a substantial and original contribution to the study of South Asian languages and civilizations. Upon completion of the dissertation, the student defends it orally before the members of the dissertation committee, a.
Students should contact their department to schedule their dissertation defense as individual departments may set dissertation submission deadlines. Additional information can be found on the Dissertation Office website.
For students who matriculated before Summer 2016, Dissertation Completion Fellowships provide tuition, University student health insurance, the Graduate Student Services fee, and an academic-year stipend. These awards are designed to increase completion rates and promote reductions in time-to-degree in the social sciences. Award preference is given to those students who are likely to complete.
Maintaining Good Standing. To continue to advance through the PhD program, students must maintain good academic standing. In general, good standing means that the student is working actively in the Department’s research community under the guidance of an advisor, and making progress towards completing their dissertation within the allotted time frame.
The Architecture of Defense: Fortified Settlements of the Levant During the Middle Bronze Age A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of the Division of the Humanities in Candidacy for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
PhD dissertation and defense Subject of the dissertation. The dissertation is expected to be in an area relevant to both fields. PhD thesis defense. The scheduling of the PhD Thesis defense follows the Mathematics Department's custom as follows. A nearly final draft of the thesis is made accessible to faculty at least two weeks prior to the defense, either in hard copy in the departmental.
Years Four though Six: Year 5 dissertation colloquium; completion of dissertation, culminating in dissertation defense and award of degree by end of year six. The timing and nature of teaching under the Pedagogical Training Plan is planned in consultation with the faculty mentor according to the student’s needs and professional goals. Coursework Year One. The first year of the Ph.D. program.