Preparing for a mix of professional development, scholarly pursuits, and exciting engagement in Philly this fall. You can find me: Giving a talk at the Lantern Theater as part of their presentation of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia Participating in THATCamp Philly for my third time Attending the Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life 2014 National… Read More Where to Find Me, Fall 2014 Edition
I just got back from the AAC&U Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success at Vanderbilt University. While I learned a great deal about HIPs, and about what it means to make meaningful interventions in student learning at the institutional level, I also learned a cool tool: Cmap. A wide variety of uses for teaching… Read More Mapping a Promotion Portfolio
I was delighted to be invited to give the keynote at this year’s Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature at the beautiful University of Portland. You can read about the conference here, on their English Department blog, and here’s an excerpt from the remarks. Scenes from a Life Loving Books; Or, Everything I Think I Know… Read More Why Literary Criticism Matters: An Excerpt from the NUCL Keynote
Winding down a semester that saw a lot of excitement: the inaugural semester of our First-Year Common Experience (featuring a lecture by Ta-Nehisi Coates), an exhibition of the work of Norman Rubington, writing, teaching — all culminating in great thesis presentations by our senior English majors…and a departmental assessment report. I know that last one… Read More Where to Find Me, Spring 2014 Edition
This semester there will be an additional place to find me online: Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 9-10pm I’ll be holding online office hours. Visit on Google Chat and Skype. You can also find me in Cincinnati in November for the annual National Women’s Studies Association Conference. I’ll be joining Brenda Bethman, Liana Silva, and… Read More Where to Find Me This Semester, Online and Off
In addition to finding me in the classroom, you’ll be able to find me in assessment meetings as we revise our first-year writing program and our departmental goals and objectives — and hopefully you’ll find me in my office making some long-awaited progress on Erotic Biography. Online and off, I’ll be: Attending the Annual Meeting for… Read More Where to Find Me this Semester, Online and Off
Looking forward to the return of THATCamp Philly on September 29th. I’ve proposed an idea for a session on using digital archives in research and teaching: check it out.