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New French Scholarly Journal of Science Fiction

I saw this news about a new French science fiction journal come across the IAFA and H-Utopia listservs today: NEW FRENCH SCHOLARLY JOURNAL OF SF Professor Irène Langlet of the Université of Limousin is establishing a new French scholarly journal devoted

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Posted in Announcement, Science Fiction

I Passed the French Language Exam at KSU and So Can You

On Wednesday, April 14, I spent four hours translating Lydie Moudileno’s “Pas de romance sand finance: la construction du couple moderne dans les romans sentimentaux de l’Afrique de l’Ouest” from Sites 6:1 (2002). I have included my experience with the

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Posted in Kent State, Pedagogy, Personal

A Benediction for French Translation Before Sleep

I may be a hack at the French language, but I believe this will get me through tomorrow: Je suis très intelligent et j’ai une stratégie astucieux. Je diviserai et vaincrai. Je traduirai avec la inspiration et le esprit. J’éprouve

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Posted in Kent State, Personal

Follow-up to Foreign Language Monkey Wrench

I wanted to thank everyone for the responses to my previous post about my thoughts, concerns, and worries about the PhD language exam: Andrew and Matthew–thanks for the heads-up on French for Reading. Our library doesn’t have a copy, but

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Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on DynamicSubspace.net. Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.

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