A Copious Summer Term (Part 2): Navigating the Premises of Cyberspace

Welcome to part 2 in my summer course reflection series. In this series, I explore takeaways that continue to influence not only my scholarship but everyday life. My last post observes my first doctoral level literary theory class and necessary revisions in terms of what readers expect when searching for “literature”, notably ones aside from […]

A Copious Summer Term (Part 1): Embracing Literary Disarray in my First PhD Course: ENGL 955 Literary Theory

I never expected to be an academic scholar, much less a literary one, and now I am one semester (9 credits!) done with my PhD in Literature and Criticism. What makes this program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) exciting, besides the generous hybrid model which allows me to pursue the degree while located now […]