As a graduate student, you are going to be very busy. I know that should be pretty obvious, but really this is true. Although I’m curr..
A piece published in Rabbit, a nonfiction poetry journal
In two weeks I will officially be starting my last year of graduate school. I..
Last Thursday, at 11 p.m., my finger hovered over the touch pad of my laptop. The cursor was poised ominously over a send button. I stared..
Tucked away about halfway down the hallway on the 8th floor of the 624 South Michigan building is room 803. This modest office is always p..
People keep asking me if I feel excited about graduating in just a few short months. It’s a question to which most people want me to respo..
In many institutions of higher education it is customary for faculty members to rotate through taking turns as the department heads. It’s ..
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..
Forgive me if this blog entry becomes a directionless collage of words and images; it is the tail end of the semester and I was up until 2..
The pen is…you get it
I’m almost certain my roommates are tired of hearing me come home every night and cry in my bedroom. Joking, j..
The feeling of planning for thesis: “Waiting for an Idea,” Marina Abramovic, 1991. Photo: http://coyote.mcachicago.org/images/13639