Reimagining Revise and Resubmit: Talk at NeMLA 2018

(Note:  I spoke at NeMLA 2018 as part of a panel called “Publish, Don’t Perish,” put together by Professionalization Coordinator Claire Sommers.  Here’s the text.  With thanks to Ellie Mackin.) Reimagining “Revise and Resubmit” as Invitation and Collaboration I’d like to start with feelings:  bad, ugly feelings.  I know as scholars and intellectuals we don’t… Read More Reimagining Revise and Resubmit: Talk at NeMLA 2018

Where I’ll Be, Online and Off: Summer 2016

It’s been a busy end of the semester:  wrapping up classes, the inauguration of a new president at Widener, several days of faculty development workshops (including a discussion of reimagining promotion and tenure featuring NAC&U colleague David Saloman, from the Sage Colleges). I’m particularly proud of the students in ENGL 301: Methods of Literary Study—they… Read More Where I’ll Be, Online and Off: Summer 2016

Creating a Twitter Archive: Making Online Professional Engagement Visible

I was prompted by this post from Cathy Davidson on making online professional engagement visible and this piece in the Chronicle on #altmetrics to use TweetLibrary and Storify to archive my tweets. I began using Twitter for professional purposes in 2009, shortly after receiving tenure. It’s been an important part of my working life, but… Read More Creating a Twitter Archive: Making Online Professional Engagement Visible