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Daily Writing Achievement Unlocked!

I didn’t make this goal public, but last weekend I determined that I would write 5 blog posts this week, one each day, to jump start my writing habits for the summer. And while making the 5th blog post a … Continue reading

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What’s a Process? Let’s Experiment.

What is your process for creating whatever it is that you create? What’s my process? Truthfully, I have no clear idea, which might be why I struggle with productivity so much in my career. (Teaching a 4-4 load as a … Continue reading

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Enough with the Balloons, Already!

An article about the preparations for this year’s Indianapolis 500 race caught my eye last week. In the story, Indy Star reporters check the claim made by the organizers that the balloons they release every year to celebrate the event … Continue reading

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Organizational Cultures – a Matter of Life and Death Part II

For Part I, read here Last time, I was discussing the lessons that could be learned and applied from organizational problems at NASA and its contractors which led to the Challenger (and Columbia) disaster. This post builds off of some … Continue reading

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Prison & Performance

Welcome to the start of the brand new 2017-18 academic year! I am feeling sightly off-kilter still, since the ECLIPSE took up quite a bit of the first day of our semester, but I was happy our students got a … Continue reading

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Back to the Blog

And I am finally back to the blog. The rather long absence was due to the website being compromised and my links going to weird Russian sites and whatnot. Ugh. Fortunately, then-house tech at Casa Emerowsky has fixed everything up … Continue reading

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Research Grant News

Over the summer, I applied for the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)¬†Grants for Researchers with Heavy Teaching Loads. I was honestly unsure of my chances with this grant, although I absolutely fit the criteria to a T, in my … Continue reading

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The Literal Kindness of Strangers

Over the Labor Day weekend, I was the recipient of some kindness from strangers. Unlike Blanche duBois, though, I never rely on the kindness of strangers. In fact, I avoid strangers as much as possible. Whether that’s a holdover from … Continue reading

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Labor Day Break

In honor of Labor Day, there is no post this week. Although I suspect, that like most professors, I will be grading or working in some capacity on this fine day, regardless.berryjam.ru Enjoy whatever form your day takes, readers.

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Towards a Theory of Novelizing

Earlier this week, I listened to this fascinating piece from an April edition of On the Media:¬†http://www.wnyc.org/story/secret-life-novelizations-2. It discusses media tie in novels, focusing on what we more often refer to as “novelizations” of feature films. You know, the book … Continue reading

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