Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Comprehensive Exam 2 of 3, Postmodern Theory, Dr. Tammy Clewell, 3 June 2010

This is the fifty-ninth post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engaging othersContinue reading “Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Comprehensive Exam 2 of 3, Postmodern Theory, Dr. Tammy Clewell, 3 June 2010”

Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Teaching College Writing, Final Exam, July 1, 2008

This is the fifty-fifth post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engagingContinue reading “Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Teaching College Writing, Final Exam, July 1, 2008”

Recovered Writing: Undergraduate Independent Study, Networks Between Science, Technology, and Culture After World War II, August 4, 2005

This is the twenty-first post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engagingContinue reading “Recovered Writing: Undergraduate Independent Study, Networks Between Science, Technology, and Culture After World War II, August 4, 2005”

CFP: Worldly Teaching: Critical Pedagogy and Global Literature

Masood Raja, my former professor and friend at North Texas University, asked me to pass along this interesting book project call for papers: Worldly Teaching: Critical Pedagogy and Global Literature. I believe that he is still accepting proposals if you send in an abstract right away. Read below for the details: Worldly Teaching: Critical PedagogyContinue reading “CFP: Worldly Teaching: Critical Pedagogy and Global Literature”

Kent State Theory Reading Group

Things are afoot in the English Literature graduate program at Kent State. The other day I met Professor Raja at Starbucks to hang out and talk about postmodern theory. While we enjoyed our coffee on the patio, we hatched a scheme for a theory reading group that would enable face-to-face discussion and online interaction withContinue reading “Kent State Theory Reading Group”

Deleuze, Guattari, and The Dark Knight

I’m currently reading Deleuze and Guattari’s A Thousand Plateaus:  Capitalism and Schizophrenia, and I couldn’t help thinking about it as I watched The Dark Knight this past Sunday with Yufang, Seth, Kolter, and Masaya at the Independence Regal. Actually, I had thought about the connections between Batman and Deleuze and Guattari’s nomadology a few monthsContinue reading “Deleuze, Guattari, and The Dark Knight”