- Progress … doesn’t always look like progress (a post [mostly] on research and publication)
- AY 2017-2018 Begins: Here Are Some Behind-the-Scenes Glimpses into the Making of an Online Course.
- Writing a Book Review (Or: What the Book Review Genre *Is* and–More Importantly–What it is *Not*)
- A Little Glimpse Into What I’ve Been Working On….
- Teaching an online class for the first time: things to consider
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For many early-stage career scholars, especially graduate students, book reviews are among the earliest publication opportunities presented–and if we are being honest, as with teaching Freshman Composition and other introductory-level courses, this practice is probably deeply backwards because in both … Continue reading
Here’s another fun CFP for your consideration…. come play in Kansas City, MO this September! CFP: “Examining Contagion” MEARCSTAPA-sponsored panel at Mid-America Medieval Association annual conference, Saturday, September 16, 2017, at University of Missouri-Kansas City Session organizer: Melissa Ridley Elmes, … Continue reading
I’ve just returned home from my annual pilgrimage to the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University (colloquially known as “the ‘Zoo”). As always, the four-day conference was at once all-too-brief (so many people I didn’t get to … Continue reading
CFP: Southeastern Medieval Association Conference, November 15-18, 2017, Charleston, SC IARHS–sponsored panel: “Cities of Gold, Forests of Green: Sacred and Profane Spaces in Outlaw Tales” Session organizers: Melissa Ridley Elmes and Sherron Lux Session Presider: Sherron Lux A traditional reading … Continue reading
Hello, all! I promise to write a nice long chatty post as soon as I’ve gotten through midterms. Meanwhile, I’ve been busy finishing up several projects and working on some collaborations. Here’s one of those collaborations–a set of three calls … Continue reading
Hi there! We’re currently in week five of classes, the leaves are beginning to turn (yes, I’ll be posting Fall Foliage photos soon!) and I have finally found a few minutes (well, okay, stolen a few minutes) (well, fine, stolen … Continue reading
Scholars moving have books. Lots of books. There are also twenty-eight boxes of books in the hallway and hall closet. That makes 162 boxes of books, not including the three boxes already in the trunk of my car, which came … Continue reading
The title of the post says it all–I’ve well over a month’s worth of material to cover, so I’ll just dive right in and here it is: May 2016, redux. May 2016 was spectacularly, almost overwhelmingly chock-full of busy. On … Continue reading