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UCLA Lecture: Finding Meaning in Life After Academia

  • University of California, Los Angeles Box 951485, 302 Royce Hall Los Angeles CA 90095-1485 USA (map)

Finding Meaning in Life After Academia With Elizabeth Segran, Ph.D. Author & Writer

Elizabeth Segran is a writer, whose work has been published in a range of magazines including Foreign Affairs, The Nation and The Atlantic. Her book, The River Speaks, was published in 2012 by Penguin Books.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in the field of South and Southeast Asian Studies with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender and Sexuality.  She is an expert on India, having devoted a decade to studying its history, literature, culture and gender dynamics. She is a global nomad who grew up in Brussels, Paris, Singapore, Jakarta and London before moving to New York to attend Columbia University. She currently lives in Cambridge, MA with her books.

In this lecture, Elizabeth will:

  • Provide strategies you can undertake as you make the switch in your career path, particularly for Humanities and Social Science fields
  • Address concerns about leaving academia.

Date:  Monday, February 2, 2015

Time: 9:30am – 11:00am

Location: Royce Hall 314

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This event is open to Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars.

This event is sponsored by the Division of Humanities, Division of Social Sciences, UCLA Career Center, UCLA Graduate Division, and the UCLA Graduate Student Resource Center