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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Writing Intensive Course Prep


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 [...]



Part of the work of the work I do is balancing everyday life activities with reading, writing, planning, and thinking. I’m moving next week and have been mostly dealing with that. In between I’ll think of things and jot them down or read a blog post or two and think things through but life is [...]

How Do We Become?


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


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 [...]

Uncovering Hidden Work


I’ve been working about 5 hours a day for the last two days on a draft of a letter. In late May I participated in a Digital Storytelling workshop with 7 other faculty members. We were selected to participate in the workshop for three days, 8 hours a day, and given the guideline that we [...]