Archive for the 'Scholarly' Category

Imagining Sleep

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

ImaginingSleep.com Remember how I’ve been alluding to a “project” that I started working on in January of 2007? This is it: ImaginingSleep.com. I’ve decided that it is done enough so I can start to talk about it, and ask for feedback. First, some background: As you may know, when I left my last academic job […]

Chiasmus

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Chiasmus is probably my favorite rhetorical device. JFK’s “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country” is a well-known one. I also like “Never let a fool kiss you, or a kiss fool you,” which is also the title of Mardy Grothe’s book on chiasmus. A […]

When it rains

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Well, it’s not really raining, much less pouring, but there is a definite sprinkle over my head in the scholarly realm. I came home from San Diego to a letter from the MLA telling me that they are going to publish an article I wrote for the new collection Approaches to Teaching Claire de Duras’s […]

The State of Sleeping Beauty

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

I haven’t written at all on this blog about my scholarly projects. That’s because I have an academic’s habit of keeping those sorts of thing close to the vest. But as I am no longer officially affiliated with the academy, perhaps it’s time to loosen up. I’ve added a new category for my posts, called […]