Monthly Archives: February 2014

Short and Sane: When to say “when”

As grad students, we tend to forget that NOBODY works ALL THE TIME. Our workloads have a nasty habit of sliding into our personal lives until it’s all so jumbled up that we forget to remember to have a life. … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, February 17-23, 2014

Reading for Classes/ Independent Studies: Jeremy Griffiths and Derek Pearsall, eds. Book Production and Publishing in England, 1375-1475, Introduction, ch. 4, 8-9, and 11-13 Lesley Smith & Jane H.M. Taylor, eds. Women, the Book, and the Worldly: essays by Goodman, … Continue reading

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(Some Of) What Grad Advisors Wish Their Graduate Students Knew

So, I was curious — following a conversation with some of my peers concerning “what we wished we knew before we went to graduate school” — as to whether or not similar conversations took place among our advisors. Did they … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, 2/10-2/15, 2014

Reading for Classes/ Independent Studies: Jeremy Griffiths and Derek Pearsall, eds. Book Production and Publishing in England, 1375-1475, Introduction, ch. 4, 8-9, and 11-13 Lesley Smith & Jane H.M. Taylor, eds. Women, the Book, and the Worldly: essays by Goodman, … Continue reading

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The Week in Review, 2/3-2/9, 2014

Reading for Classes/ Independent Studies: Opening Up Middle English Manuscripts (Kerby-Fulton): Preface, Ch. 1 sections II-IV, ch. 2, ch. 3, ch. 6 Gendering the Master Narrative, eds. Erler & Kowaleski, Introduction & chs. 3 & 4 Women and Power in … Continue reading

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Short and Sane: The Sun’ll Come Out….

Just a reminder: grad school is for 4-6 years. Sunny afternoons are far, far shorter. If it’s been a while since the sun was out, and it’s a sunny afternoon, get thee outdoors for a little while, even if it’s … Continue reading

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The Week in Review, 2/2/2014

Reading for Classes/ Independent Studies: Opening Up Middle English Manuscripts (Kerby-Fulton): Preface, Ch. 1 sections II-IV, ch. 2, ch. 3, ch. 6 Gendering the Master Narrative, eds. Erler & Kowaleski, Introduction & chs. 3 & 4 Women and Power in … Continue reading

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