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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 at the Fourth Floor Reference Desk

During the semester, my reference desk / drop-in office hours are as follows:

  • Monday, 9am - 10am
  • Friday, 10-11am

In-Person Appointments

In-person 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 an in-person 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
* Your specific research question

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