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Library Haul 1/22

I had to pick up some books for my thesis and I wound up digging deep into my library’s film and literary criticism section despite the fact that I only needed ONE book from that section. Here are the books … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff: December 7th

It’s almost midnight so… This will be short. My roommates in the dorm are super sweet young women who have been nothing but generous and kind since we all moved in back in August. They are awesome and without roommates … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff – December 1

Clearly, I haven’t been stressed enough so I’ve decided that I’m going to challenge myself to write about one thing I read, did, wrote, bought, saw, etc in 2017 every day for the rest of December. For December 1st, I’d … Continue reading

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I do not “agree to disagree”

There’s a guy in my Monday night class. He was in my Monday night class last semester. And his big thing, his huge thing, is looking at the other side and agreeing to disagree when people get angry with what … Continue reading

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Spring Semester Summary

In absolutely unsurprising news (to everyone BUT me): I have another semester of straight As.  This means that I’m basically 3 credits and a completed Thesis away from having my MA. Holy crap! This semester has been… a lot.

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[Video] PCAACA 2017 Wrap-Up

So I got back from PCA this morning at the butt crack of dawn and between being sick all day and my usual anxiety, it took me a while to get this up. (This is still way faster than I’ve … Continue reading

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[Book Review] The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture by Glen Weldon

Title: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture Author: Glen Weldon (Twitter) Rating: Highly Recommended Genre/Category: Nonfiction, Batman, Comic Book Release Date: March 22, 2016 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Order Here: AMAZON  (PAPERBACK)| AMAZON (KINDLE)  Note: This review was originally written for a graduate level course … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About “Alice”: The Fragility of White Womanhood in Grad School Spaces

AKA “There’s a fragile white woman in my class who doesn’t seem to handle criticism very well and we’re probably going to fight by the end of the semester… or next week”. There’s this woman in my Wednesday night grad … Continue reading

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One class down, two more to go.

Yesterday was the last meeting of my most stressful class. I am so glad that I don’t have the class again and that I (probably) won’t see most of the people in that class again.

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The Author In Their Times (Unless That Author Wrote A Comic Book)

One of the three graduate courses I’m taking is a class called “The Author in their Time/s”. It’s a class that looks at authors writing fiction about a period in history as they lived in said period. This specific class, … Continue reading

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bib·li·o·file: Recent Work in Literary Studies

Here’s everything we’re reading in my Monday night class from now until the end of the semester. Sadly, none of these books are available for free so all I can offer are (affiliate) links to the kindle version on Amazon … Continue reading

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End of Semester Gushing + Plans for the Future

Guess who’s got two thumbs and all A’s this semester? IT’S ME! I am officially done with my first semester of grad school and it feels so good!

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bib·li·o·file: 02/08/2016

Getting your hands on good academic texts can be difficult. That’s why I’ll be sharing my reading list for my classes (along with digital copies of some of the books) in the literature department. You don’t have to read everything … Continue reading

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My First Day of Grad School

It was amazing! Straight up. Our class talked for like 2hrs about race, gender, and what it really means to be an American (spoiler: we talked about the colonialist/imperialist legacy of the United States and how people became American  — … Continue reading

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