Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Smattering of Heresy

The best part about being on vacation is that I can take a break from all the reading I have to do and focus instead on the books I want to read. Astute observers of my library account and Kindle

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In Which the Grad Student Loses her Temper

One of the signs I use to reassure myself that I am an adult and not merely a kid masquerading as a grown up so that they let me into academia is that I read the news. Not only do

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Twilight, Not Shakespeare

Or “what we still need to research”. There comes a time in the lives of academics (or pre-academics) when it becomes necessary to take a long, hard look at some of our cherished personal beliefs and let them go. We

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