Category: travel

academia, teaching, travel

Up Ahead: MLA 2013

I’m getting ready to attend the Modern Language Association annual convention in Boston, where I’ll be speaking on a panel entitled, Representing Race: Silence in the Digital Humanities. That session is #s239, Friday, 4 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Gardner, Sheraton. I look forward to seeing some of you there! For more information on the panel, please see Adeline …

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 …

academia, scholarship, travel, UCSB

First Quals Success (more or less)!

After months of reading, and studying, and cramming, my first qualifying exams are behind me! Woohoo! Here in our program it’s an oral exam in three specific reading lists. My lists were: U.S. Race and Ethnicity Literatures, Theories of Gender and Sexuality, and Literature and Theory of Technology. The exam was not nearly as horrifying …