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Humanities

General guide for Humanities; also includes resources for Asian Studies, American Studies, Creative Arts, European Studies, Jewish Studies, Liberal Studies, Middle East Studies, and Religious Studies.

Working With Me

Research Assistance via Email

My preferred method of communication is email (silke.higgins@sjsu.edu).
When emailing me for help with your research, please include the following:
* Your major
* Class you are taking (e.g. ANTH 190, HUM 100W, etc.)
* What type of project you need help with (paper, presentation, etc.)
* Your research question

Research Assistance via Chat

During the Fall 2021 semester, my online chat reference hours are as follows:

  • Wednesday, 9am - 11am
  • Thursday, 9am -11am

Zoom Appointments

Zoom appointments are primarily for students who have already begun to research their topics and have found research materials, but are now at a point where additional, specific help is needed.
When emailing me for a Zoom appointment, please include the following:
* Your major
* Class you are taking (e.g. ANTH 190, HUM 100W, etc.)
* What type of project you need help with (paper, presentation, etc.)
* Research you have already conducted
* Which research materials you have already found

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