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The Month In Review: May 2016 (Or, “Let’s play an impossible game of catch up, shall we?”)

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

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The Week In Review: November 16-22, 2015

Heads up that this is the second of those two, intensely-long and wildly busy end-of-term weeks I warned you about in the last post….. after this, things settle down. A little. Research Thomas Ohlgren and Lister Matheson, Early Rymes of … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, October 26-November 1, 2015

Research “Clari’s Saga,” in Riddarasögur volume 5, ed. Bjarni Vilhjalmsson , checked against Dennis Kearney’s 1990 unpublished edition and translation. Sarah Kay, “Original Skin: Flaying, Reading and Thinking in the Legend of St. Bartholomew and Other Works,”  Journal of Medieval … Continue reading

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The Week In Review: October 5-11

Research Carol Clover, “Regardless of Sex: Men, Women, and Power in Early Northern Europe,” Speculum 68.2 (1993): pp. 263-287. Jesse L. Byock, Feud in the Icelandic Saga (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983) and Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas, and Power … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation (and why you should be doing this, too)

Ahhhhhh, summer. After the academic year finally ends, aren’t we all ready for a break? Trips to the beach, to Mexico, camping or backpacking, heading back home to visit the family and catch up with childhood friends, or just resting … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: What Do They REALLY Mean When They Say, “Grad Students (Academics) Need Flexible Minds”?

I have fallen behind in posting the “Week in Review” thanks to end-of-the-term insanity, but I do promise to retroactively get those up so you can see why I temporarily abandoned you, Dear Readers. In the meanwhile, today’s post examines … Continue reading

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Graduate Students and Conference Logistics

My earlier post on graduate student behavior at academic conferences (“It’s Not On The Syllabus”) was very well-received, for which I must pause to thank all of you for taking the time to read and to share your own thoughts … Continue reading

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