Adventures in (Post) Gradland

Thoughts on life after the PhD

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Destruction as Production, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Hit “Delete”

It can be REALLY hard to throw away fourteen pages of a dissertation. Especially when you’ve been working on them for four months. My fourth chapter was going nowhere. I’d … Continue reading

October 9, 2011 · 3 Comments

Fellowship Anxiety

Most grad students dream of being on fellowship, especially when we’re up at three in the morning grading a stack of undergraduate papers with the knowledge that some paper or … Continue reading

December 21, 2010 · Leave a comment