Editor’s Note: Brenda was kind enough to share her blog post on her teaching experience here. To read more about Brenda’s travails through graduate school and life, check out her blog here. I just completed my 5th week of teaching and this Friday we began our second unit on gender constructions, misogyny, masculinity, and feminism(s). Although I was very excited to move into our second unit, I was also fearful and didn’t know what to […]
James McAdams: You mentioned in your March 4th keynote address to the 2nd annual Lehigh LSJ Conference a certain moment in time (circa 2004-2008) where social media and various open access publishing platforms manifested a “technoutopianism” where the spirit of sharing, collaboration, and community was, in fact, “real,” before being co-opted by economic forces, trolls, ads, etc. Could you mention an example or two of inspirational Public Humanities (PH) or Digital Humanities (DH) work during […]
March comes in like a lion this year, with three exciting and important department events within the next week and a half. First up is the visit from Leonard Cassuto, author of The Graduate School Mess. His book talk will be on Wednesday, March 2, at 4:10 pm in Linderman Library 200, with a special lunch with graduate students beforehand, at noon in the Humanities Center.
Welcome back to our snow-covered campus and the official start of Spring 2016! Every month Laura and I will be highlighting some of the lectures, meetings, and opportunities happening on campus. So break out your calendars and mark the dates for these upcoming campus events:
By Emily Shreve and Laura Fitzpatrick Hello faithful readers! Drown Unbound has two new editors for the 2015-2016 academic year; we are Laura Fitzpatrick and Emily Shreve, a first-year master’s student and a final-year doctoral candidate, respectively.
This is a version of two workshops I held this past semester, and I thought it would be a good reminder about blogging over the summer! These are just some rudimentary things to think about if you are a first-time blogger. Please feel free to post questions, concerns, or experiences with blogging in the comments! Pursuing and sharing your academic interests through blogging is a great way to expand your professional network and to keep […]