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update on phd applications.

I saw a meme the other week. It was something like: "2019. Has it been good? Has it been bad? I don't even know!". I think that accurately sums up my year.  I think like everyone else around this time of the year, I'm feeling the need to do an…

list of phd programs I want to apply to.

On September 8, I told myself I would post on this blog by September 15 a list of schools I want to apply to and of the requirements needed for each application. I'm excited to say I pulled together such a list; here it is! As I move forward, I…

part 2 – academia and chill: a digital and/or social experiment

Tomorrow, I will be talking to the class I'm TAing for about my "Tinder Experiment." Below is some of the theory I will be referencing and the screenshots.      Jacques Rancière - Dissensus and Politics of Aesthetics The distribution of the sensible is  what  Rancière defines as "our definite configurations of…

it’s the thesis that never ends.

I just realized that I never posted the final version of my thesis. The one I submitted to uOttawa after I applied the changes requested by my examiners. So here it is: The Poet as Activist in Experimental English-Canadian Poetry. Natalie