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The View From My Desk: Week 11

Here is the photo I snapped of my desk on the first day of the 11th week of the Fall term: Of course, that it was taken on week eleven means that this photo was snapped on Hallowe’en, which is … Continue reading

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The View From My Desk: Week Two Of Classes

Hello to you! Today marks the second half of the second week of the term here at Lindenwood, and I’d like to welcome you to the chaos; everything from planning¬†and preparing for what we’re doing in five¬†different classes at three … Continue reading

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The Week In Review: November 2-8, 2015

Research Clari’s Saga, trans. Dennis Kearney Geraldine Barnes, Counsel and Strategy in Middle English Romance (Boydell and Brewer, 1993) Andrew Cowell, The Medieval Warrior Aristocracy (Boydell and Brewer, 2007) Thomas Ohlgren and Lister Matheson, Early Rymes of Robyn Hood (ACMRS … Continue reading

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The Week In Review: September 21-26, 2015

The first thing I did this week was to set some boundaries for myself. Adding up an estimated number of hours I was spending on work for the past few weeks, I realized I was putting in 60+ hour weeks and getting very little return for the investment in terms of time for research and writing, mainly because I let my time be frittered away on non-essential things …. Continue reading

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The Week In Review, February 24 – March 3, 2014

Reading for Classes/ Independent Studies: Saints’ Lives: Margaret, Katherine, Ursula Sarah Salih, “Performing Virginity: Sex and Violence in the Katherine Group.” Robert Mills, “Can the Virgin Martyr Speak?” Jeremy Griffiths and Derek Pearsall, eds. Book Production and Publishing in England, … Continue reading

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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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New Year’s Resolutions for the Graduate Student II: Time Management and Your Personal Life

In my first post on time management, I discussed how to tackle the seemingly endless reading load that comes with graduate school. In this second post in the series, I am focusing on trying to find a work/life balance. The … Continue reading

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