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Category Archives: Writing

Writing Intensive Course Prep

20-Jul-13

I’ve got a few hours today to write in between packing boxes and I’ll be spending them organizing and preparing my portfolio for designating a course I am teaching in the fall as “Writing Intensive.” At BMCC every student is required to take a WI class in order to graduate. WI designated courses are the [...]

How Do We Become?

09-Jul-13

Today I’m going to spend the afternoon writing and exploring ideas related to becoming, feminism, and critique. I read something this morning that’s getting a lot of play as an explicitly feminist, biting, and probably Marxist critique of Tiqqun’s Preliminary Materials For a Theory of the Young Girl. I’m particularly interested in exploring the concepts [...]

7/6/13: Correcting Proofs and Revisiting My Process

06-Jul-13

Spent a few days with my mother visiting from Florida and am back to work today after a break. Yesterday I received the uncorrected proofs to an article of mine coming out in the fall. It’s a response essay to a performance I helped with in 2010 when I taught at BGSU. Everything is being [...]

6/20: Mass Ornament Essay/Book Proposal/Reading

21-Jun-13

Today is a bit harder because it’s really about me setting my own schedule and trying to differentiate between two projects that feel similar. Video artist Natalie Bookchin created a piece in 2009 called Mass Ornament that culls together incidental moments of people dancing on Youtube to create a longer more “realized” piece of digital [...]

6/19: Light Revisions and Editing

19-Jun-13

No better way to start the ball rolling than to dive right in. Process is after all always in the middle of things. I received an email yesterday from the editors of a journal that is publishing an article of mine in their next issue. They included a query sheet with edits. I re-read the [...]