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Yanaka

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About Yanaka

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    Paris (FR)
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    2017 Fall
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    English M.A.

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  1. I see. It still seems like you don't have a language that would help you with your applications, and your not intending to take any might be an issue for you? Are you sure Polish can't be helpful at all? Europe (continent) communicated at the time, and I know some censored French books had their readership in Northern/Eastern European countries. There might be some digging to do?
  2. Do you already have a second language? Doesn't the PhD require you to have two to three languages min. and at least one of them being relevant to your research?
  3. Bumping this thread. Looking for an affordable studio/1br apartment in ("good") West Philly and Wynnefield and Overbrook, let me know if you hear of anything!
  4. Having a French lit background, I feel all early modern, modern and early contemp. periods in France have interacted a lot with Britain historically and artistically (and I'm specifically referring to literature, of course). The other way around seems to work as well, even in the history of book publishing. So I'd vouch for French, too! With my very small experience of the matter.
  5. Not going to school there but my dad lives in Orlando and I visit often 8) ! So maybe we can meet one day!
  6. So much last-minute movement!
  7. HEy, congrats on your acceptance! However, I'm not sure many people will be able to help you here, in the Literature section of Gradcafé
  8. Good luck!!!!
  9. Yup. i think you should try the coin trick, flip it and then see how you react!
  10. That's not exactly what I was trying to say, it's just a feeling I have through the OP's posts
  11. If your career and your relationship right now are at the same level--as in, you don't know which one to choose and (clearly) put an emphasis on Purdue's TT placement, I have the feeling you should choose your career.
  12. I think you could have used the same thread you had previously opened Maybe take your mind off the stuff for a few days and come back to it with a more relaxed mind?
  13. Thank you all for your help! I've decided on taking a few courses that I'm authorized to take, but will do a certificate during my PhD
  14. I hadn't seen your post! Thanks for the reassurance. How can I know the deal is not a scam, and how can I avoid giving the deposit and not having any apartment to move into once I'm there?
  15. Oh my, that's too much! If there is any flattered but slightly embarrassed meme out there, it would be my face right now