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Things To Consider Before Taking an “Incomplete” in Graduate School

I belong to an online forum that comprises a variety of educators at every step of the game, from veteran tenured professors to new graduate teaching assistants. Recently, the discussion turned to the question of taking incompletes in graduate classes, … 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 Bjarni Vilhjalmsson , checked against Dennis Kearney’s 1990 unpublished edition and translation.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, February 16-22, 2015

I really do have big plans for new posts for the blog–I still need to post about the actual comps exams process, I have a post about “what to wear” that’s been in the works for nearly 6 months now, … Continue reading

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The Week In Review: January 26-31, 2015

Hello, Blogland and Interwebs! Here’s the deal: I’ve decided to re-instate “The Week In Review” series of posts even though I’m no longer in classwork. There are a couple of reasons for this decision. First, as I mentioned in a … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: 4/7/2014-4/13/2014

Okay–as promised, I’m retroactively posting the “Week in Review” for those final weeks of the term. To keep from boring those who are more interested in some of my other topics, I’ll be interspersing them with other kinds of posts. … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, 3/31/2014-4/6/2014

I didn’t post the Week in Review last week, because I took the weekend off to celebrate my birthday. But, I’m back! here’s a rundown of what I’ve been up to…. Reading for Classes/ Independent Studies: Yvain, translated by Burton … Continue reading

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The Week In Review, 3/16-3/22, 2014

Reading for Classes/ Independent Studies: The Book of Margery Kempe, ed. Lynn Staley (Norton, 2001) Clarissa Atkinson, “”Female Sanctity in the Late Middle Ages” in BOMK, pp. 225-236. Lynn Staley, “Authorship and Authority” in BOMK, pp. 236-242. Kathleen Ashley, “Historicizing … Continue reading

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Some Follow-Up Advice (From Someone Else!) To, “It’s Not On The Syllabus”

I want to begin this post by letting you know that I am profoundly touched and humbled and grateful for the insanely viral response my post about collegiality at conferences has spawned. Thus far, after less than 24 hours, the … 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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Hwaet! Welcome to My Blog

Hello, and welcome to my blog about All Things Academia. I’d start at the beginning, but we’d be here for a long, long time since I knew in 3rd grade that I would be a teacher. Actually, I started tutoring … Continue reading

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