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IHC Fellowship

This year I am very fortunate to be one of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center‘s Pre-Doctoral Fellows¬† here at UCSB. The center’s programming theme this year is Fallout: In the Aftermath of the War, which will bring to¬†campus scholars, artists, journalists, students, and community members to address issues of war, trauma, recovery and recuperation, and memory. …

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Speculative Futures

I’ll be presenting at the upcoming Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium, one of the culminating events for the Critical Issues in America Series this year at UCSB. The schedule isn’t currently up yet, but I’ll be on an earlier panel looking at global issues. My talk is drawn from the first chapter of my dissertation on …

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“Un/Documented” at the 4th Annual Research Slam

Here is the poster I made for the 4th Annual Research Slam, hosted by the UCSB Transcriptions Center, with the Arnhold Undergraduate Research Fellows Program. I was thrilled to be involved for the third year in a row, and am pleased enough with my presentation to even share it here. This is coming out of …

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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 …

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Spring Quarter: Ready. Set. Go!

I’m not even through the first week of Spring Quarter and I’m already slightly worn out! These first few weeks will be heavily loaded with the writing and presentation of my first prospectus draft, syllabus planning for summer session, and participation in the department’s long awaited website-redesign. But it should be a little bit more …

academia, dissertation, scholarship, UCSB

Second-Year Blitz

So there’s a lot going on at the moment… Aside from trying to get this blog up to speed (at the moment my travel entries start and end in May 2008–just slightly behind schedule there), I’m working on my prospectus and putting together my dissertation committee. No one, no matter how many advanced grads you …