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Call for Guest Post Submissions…And Feedback!

Hi everyone!

First off, if you haven’t subscribed to our weekly newsletter, subscribe here! Our first newsletter went out last Sunday, so subscribe now so you don’t miss the next one!

While this time of year can be busy, we would love to feature more guest posters here on the Tufts Museum Studies Blog! Students, you can even submit papers and assignments you have written to the blog. We love to know what’s going on in your classes, and we can help edit if you need it!

Although the blog is student-centered and student-run, it is not solely for current students. Anyone can submit a blog post! Our goal is to create and support a community of museum professionals while showcasing interesting museum news and engaging in conversation. We will frequently post reviews and questions, and would love to hear your thoughts! We’re always looking for new blog authors and assistant editors, and welcome submissions of any kind. Here are a few ideas for post topics:

  • Exhibition reviews
  • Museum reviews
  • Short essays on upcoming topics
  • Short introductions to new blogs or other online sources of information
  • Event announcements
  • Internship overviews and reports
  • Other topics that interest you. We are open to suggestions!

If you have a suggestion, comment, or want to contribute to the blog, send us a message using the “Contact Us” widget at the bottom of your browser’s page. This is your space too!

Also, we’d love to hear your feedback on the new weekly newsletter. What did you like? What didn’t you like? What did you hope to see more of? Let us know by using the “Contact Us” widget at the bottom of your browser’s page. Hope to hear from you!

Weekly Jobs Roundup

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. Happy hunting!

NEW WEEKLY EMAIL SUBSCRIPTION!

Hello museum world!! I’m very excited to announce that readers of the Tufts Museum Studies Blog are now able to subscribe to a weekly blog update that goes right to your email inbox! This weekly newsletter will be delivered to you on Sundays and will include previews of and links to any new posts that have gone live on the blog during the week. It will also link you directly to our weekly jobs postings, the events calendar, buttons to share the newsletter to various social media platforms, links directly to the Tufts Museum Studies Blog and academic webpage, as well as further reading that you may be interested in! If you are interested in subscribing (please do!!), you can click here or enter your information in the top right of the sidebar under the heading “WANT MUSEUM STUDIES IN YOUR INBOX?” You can also access the subscription link from the About the Blog page.

The new email subscription is a quick and easy way to stay updated on the blog without having to remember to check the website! If you would like to be included in this week’s newsletter (coming Sunday the 25th), subscribe here!

 

Lunch with NEMA: Write to Publish

On Wednesday, September 28 from 12-1 pm, our very own Cynthia Robinson will be conducting a webinar with NEMA titled Write to Publish:

“Writing a blog entry or composing an article for a newsletter or journal are mental operations that yield insights and wisdom; self-development requiring reflection, analysis and synthesis. It is also an exercise in communicating with others, and forces you to consider what your readers know and care about.

Learn about voice, structural components, and formats. We’ll discuss developing ideas, determining the right venue for your work, following appropriate guidelines, and promoting your work.”

So pack your lunch and bring your questions! To register, click here.

*If you are attending this webinar and are interested in writing a blog post in response, please email us at tufts.museum.blog@gmail.com. We would appreciate your input!*

Weekly Jobs Roundup

Here’s our weekly roundup of new jobs. Happy hunting!

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