- Easy-peas-y mashup
- Things to do / see / eat in the Santa Barbara area
- Short Story Clubbin’ (3/3)
- Short Story Clubbin’ (2/3)
- Short Story Clubbin’ (1/3)
- “No comment.”
- My occupation is approved by US Customs
- Gone with the what now?
- This is not a contest.
- Chicago-land Activities
- For some people, the glass is basically half full. Of chunks of glass.
- Maps of Texas! Yeehaw!
- And isn’t it ironic, dontcha think?
- I’m gonna let you finish, but…
- The War of 1812!
- We are living in a material world
- Just another foray into material culture and girlhood studies
- More on words
- Queering Barbie Dolls
- RIP Stompin’ Tom
- Thank you. No, thank-you!
- Irrational anger
- Let me get a big “hell yeah” for the tricks of pedagogy
- What do you NEED to know? (2/2)
- What do you NEED to know? (1/2)
- Words, words, words
- [Insert obligatory Valentine's Day post here.]
- What is a degree even good for? I mean, really.
- “Where’d you get that camera!?”
- Way to go, Little Company of Mary Hospital!
- Theory of mindlessness (or Whaaaat? – Part 4)
- Props to human geography teacher Molly Myers
- The game you can’t lose (or Whaaaat? – Part 3)
- Have you lost your marbles? (Or Whaaaat? – Part 2)
- Are you lost, little girl? (or Whaaaat? – Part 1)
- United Steaks? (1969 / 2009 mash up)
- Research mash-up
- The more you know…
- …other times, I send out even wackier emails.
- It’s every* cartoonist’s favo(u)rite day of the year!
- Sometimes, I send out wacky emails…
- You win some, you lose some…
- Kevin Keller is so dreamy
- Pick a side
- Kids these days…
- The most amazing book shop ever
- Carleton University Service Excellence Award 2011
Monthly Archives: May 2012
This is the last of three questions that I answered during my comprehensive exam in April. I had one week to write three answers (chosen from six questions). I am a bit reluctant to share them in their unpolished state, … Continue reading
This is the second of three questions that I answered during my comprehensive exam in April. I had one week to write three answers (chosen from six questions). I am a bit reluctant to share them in their unpolished state, … Continue reading
If you want a pen pal (well, pin pal, actually), go on over to The Hairpin and get one! (Warning: it might be me!)
This is the first of three questions that I answered during my comprehensive exam in April. I had one week to write three answers (chosen from six questions). I am a bit reluctant to share them in their unpolished state, … Continue reading
I recently received the following call to action from the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS): On May 1, the Canadian Government abolished in its entirety the Understanding Canada grant program. Funding for the Canadian Studies grant … Continue reading
This is the sample response that I wrote in preparation for my second comprehensive exam. Maybe it will give you an idea of one way you can organize your thoughts for your own doctoral exam. Or it can serve as … Continue reading
While overlapping and mutually reinforcing books can be quite entertaining (consider Babysitters Club, Sweet Valley High, and The Ladies Detective Agency), it can be equally amusing (and perhaps more worthwhile) to read books that are in some way juxtaposed or … Continue reading
According to a character in Salman Rushdie’s hotly disputed The Satanic Verses, “The trouble with the Engenglish is that their hiss hiss history happened overseas, so they dodo don’t know what it means” (1988: 337). This was translated by Homi … Continue reading
As I have slowly learned (and even more slowly begun to realize and practice), in part from my lovely life coach Lorna and in part from reading other stuff that made me realize I didn’t want my dying wish to … Continue reading