Tag: literature


#NWSA2014 Panel Sneak Peak

Transgression, Gender Disturbance, & Feminist Sci-Fi Futures Title Slide

Here’s a hint of what’s to come for our panel tomorrow morning. For more info check out my previous NWSA post with our original proposal. For those at #NWSA2014, we’re session 478 at 9:15 at PRCC 202-C. More to come in a post-conference follow-up. Image credit: “Cyborg” by REDANTA is licensed CC BY-SA 3.0


Updated: Upcoming Talks

Just a quick update to mention a public talk I’ll be giving at Macalester University in St. Paul. MN for their International Studies Department. Details: Date: Thursday, Feb. 7th Time: 4:30pm Location: Harmon Room (Library) Description: Stay in L.A.: Precarious Duration for Temporary Workers in Los Angeles The global city of Los Angeles has long been …


Prospectus down (almost); exam and then dissertation to go!

(Two posts in two days. This is a record for me!) After about a year and a half of writing and revising I have finally submitted my prospectus for my dissertation to our department’s graduate committee for review. If all goes well I will take my second exam and advance to candidacy in mid-March. *fingers …

academia, UCSB

The Mean Reds of Week 10

It hasn’t actually been that long since my last post, but it seems like ages since so much has happened and much will be happening in the next few weeks  (why does it feel like I write that a lot?). The last week of February saw the successful design charrette for the Transliteracies RoSE Project. …

personal, travel, UCSB

Traces of Places

Another whirlwind week, and though I’m not, I already feel behind… Sometimes, though, I will gladly let myself fall slightly behind professionally, if I am given an opportunity to participate in something more significant. Something that will make me stop and reevaluate myself and my reasons for pursuing this profession that so many have  warned …