Every year (for the past ten years), the English Graduate Students’ Society (EGSS) at Université de Montréal hosts a conference open to any graduate students who would like to present on a given topic. This year’s official topic is “The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Spaces of (Post)Memory,” and the presentations will take place… Continue reading
In light of my claim that this blog will serve as a space with very few guidelines, I present a recipe I have been working on perfecting for a few months now—a vegetarian gumbo for two. Admittedly, I have made this recipe with shrimp in the past, but I think it’s more interesting in its… Continue reading
The Canadian Society for the Study of Comics is having their annual conference this year on May 9-11 at University of Toronto and there is currently an open call for papers. For those interested, the deadline for abstract submissions is Monday, February 10.
Although I don’t plan on posting classwork very often, I thought that this was creative and useful enough to warrant a spot on the blog. A couple weeks ago, I led a class discussion on the subject of “Manifesto Modernism.” More specifically, my assignment was to read Martin Puchner’s Poetry of the Revolution: Marx, Manifestos, and… Continue reading
When I started my master’s program at UdeM (Université de Montréal) this past fall, I decided that I would try to stay a bit more organized than I had during my undergraduate years. Aside from making better use of my time, trying to establish certain routines, and sticking to set task lists for the day,… Continue reading
Tomorrow marks six months since my departure from Denver last August. I left the Mile High for Montréal with my wife Amber in order to pursue a master’s in English at Université de Montréal. Surprisingly, Montréal is starting to feel like home. I haven’t yet been scared away by the winter weather or the difficulties… Continue reading