Revision (n): The action of re-examining, and related senses

This site will be changing! As you may have noticed, I have not updated this blog consistently in quite a long time. I believe very much in blogging, but as I’ve started my PhD coursework I… Continue reading

Camp Rhetoric (n): A One-Day Gathering/Conference for Rhetoricians at Penn State

Presenting Things! This upcoming weekend, Saturday, February 1st, I’ll be presenting the final project from my rhetorical gestures seminar at Camp Rhetoric, a long-standing graduate-student-focused gathering/conference for those invested and interested in rhetoric… Continue reading

Gesture (v): to make gestures; to gesticulate

This was a response for a class on rhetorical gestures to a “gesture log” we kept and then reflected on for the sake of discussion. I thought it might be of interest to… Continue reading

Student (n): A person who is engaged in or addicted to study. Const. of, in, or with defining word prefixed, indicating the subject studied.

  I have finished the first week of classes at the start of my doctoral studies and have been pondering over what to make of this experience and how to share it through… Continue reading

Academia (n): the world of university scholarship | WHY I THINK THE PhD IS WORTH IT, Part 2

This entry is a continuation of a previous post, “Academia (n): the world of university scholarship / WHY I THINK THE PHD IS WORTH IT, Part 1.” My purpose for this pair of… Continue reading

Academia (n): the world of university scholarship | WHY I THINK THE PHD IS WORTH IT, Part 1

If you know me personally (which, let’s face it, if you’re reading this, you probably do… if not, and you found this post interesting/helpful after you read it, leave me a comment below),… Continue reading