Category Archives: Ph.D.

September Conference Review (Part 3: DigiPal)

This is Part 3 of a series of posts informally reviewing three conferences I attended (giving papers at two) in September. For Part 1, click here. For Part 2, click here. The Noises of Art: Audiovisual Practice in History, Theory … Continue reading

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September Conference Review (Part 2: Music in Western Europe, 1150-1350)

This is Part 2 of a series of posts informally reviewing three conferences I attended (giving papers at two) in September. For Part 1, click here. For Part 3, click here.  The Noises of Art: Audiovisual Practice in History, Theory … Continue reading

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September Conference Review (Part 1: Noises of Art)

This is Part 1 of a series of posts informally reviewing three conferences I attended (giving papers at two) in September. For Part 2, click here. For Part 3, click here.  The Noises of Art: Audiovisual Practice in History, Theory … Continue reading

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Management, Mind-Mapping, and the Mental Meltdown

Sixteen weeks between posts. Not quite the amount of time I’m aiming for (eight would be reasonable, four miraculous), but it will have to do for now. I recently attended a workshop on ‘Research Management’ for the college’s graduate training … Continue reading

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Perks of Being a Wallflower? Not at a Conference.

As an undergraduate student, I read David Lodge’s Small World, about English professors attending an academic conference. I hadn’t read Changing Places (to which it is a sequel), but loved the book nonetheless. It made academia so frivolous – ! – and made … Continue reading

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The Balanced Monday

As I mentioned in my last post, something that is both difficult to achieve but still seems integral to the intellectual, physical, and mental health of the Ph.D. student is a balance between work and a multitude of other activities … Continue reading

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An Introduction : Commencing the Ph.D.

Hi. Like many before me, the decision to start blogging has been a process (to say the least). Much like commencing a workout routine, continuity is the most difficult part. I have started blogging several times, always resulting in a … Continue reading

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