Monthly Archives: July 2012

I seriously thought this song was about dissertations.

  I met a new one and she works just like you She gives me everything that you didn’t want to Maybe I don’t need advising after all She gets in my face almost better than you did And maybe … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, it’s okay.

A while back, I was hanging out with two professors up in the towering tower that is Dunton Tower at Carleton. We were all, productively enough, looking out the window at Ottawa on that rainy fall day. The two professors … Continue reading

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S’more guest posting

Just to let you know, “I hate book reviews” was posted over at the University of Venus blog.

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“Four years of college and plenty of knowledge have earned me this useless degree”

If you have ever participated in a ListServ, or even a particularly heated “Reply All” war, you know that things can get really heated really quickly over pretty inane details. Luckily, scholarship is no exception! (See: hateful footnotes everywhere.) On … Continue reading

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More like early mornings on air

I got to be on Raven Radio this morning in Sitka, Alaska!

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Sitka Fellows Program Project Proposal

With another tip of the hat to KP for inadvertently informing me of this opportunity, I’d like to share my Sitka Fellows Program application with you so you have a template in mind for your application next year (assuming you … Continue reading

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Sitka Fellows Program Personal Statement

With a hearty thanks to KP for posting this opportunity on FB, I’d like to share my Sitka Fellows Program application with you so you have a template in mind for your application next year (assuming you are a United … Continue reading

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I love research

I don’t even remember in what obscure footnote I found this (although I think credit is likely due to Shelagh Grant), but I’m gonna go ahead and recommend that you read “Voyages et aventures du capitaine Hatteras: Les Anglais au … Continue reading

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Kudos to the United States Postal Service Plantation Branch

The Plantation location of the United States Postal Service — which can be found at 7580 NW 5th Street in Plantation, Florida — is the finest post office I have ever been to. As an avid travel(l)er and prolific mailer, … Continue reading

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How I found my way to (and from) IMSA

This is a true story. My dad has a different version, but he can write his own blog if he wants to tell it his way. (Hi, Dad.) Once upon a time, my mom–an avid reader of the Beverly Review–saw an … Continue reading

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