The first half of my thesis candidacy year has nearly passed and I can hear the faint, imaginary sounds of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way” playin..
On To the Next Milestone(s)
Hello again, reader, and forgive my shock once more as I marvel at the fact that only a handful of weeks separate us now from the conclusi..
Mid-Semester Check-In: Thesis Thesis Thesis
Journals from my students–taking a break from thesis work really just means doing other work.
Wow. Wow. Wow.
Here I am smack in th..
Fall Thesis Critique Checklist
What do all of the things in my studio have in common? Well, that’s my job to explain!
Hello once again, reader! I’ve been hard at wor..
Not just classmates, Not just a cohort
Last week I experienced the greatest amount of nervousness I’ve had for any workshop in the entirety of my education. This fall, the secon..
And So It (Thesis) Begins
The feeling of planning for thesis: “Waiting for an Idea,” Marina Abramovic, 1991. Photo: http://coyote.mcachicago.org/images/13639
On Rube Goldberg Machines
Hello once again, reader, and welcome to this final post of the summer! When we meet again I will be in the midst of thesis candidacy and ..
Greetings once again, reader!
With five weeks remaining, summer is rapidly approaching its end and–most importantly–the beginning of ..
I’m sitting here writing my last blog as your Fiction Ambassador, and reflecting back on my time at Columbia with rose-tinted glasses. I’v..
The Life-Cycle of a Thesis
I submitted my thesis to my reader at the beginning of this month. It was a great feeling, but it also made me wonder: “Wait…this is it?..