Monthly Archives: May 2016

Why I Teach in #HigherEd

My last post talks about what to do in these long summer days.  Usually I take the second half of May kind of easy.  I have a few deadlines coming up, but they’re easily managed.  This post comes from one … Continue reading

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Time hangs so heavy in the summer…

Henry James wrote in his Portrait of a Lady: “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” As for this lady, well, so many summer mornings will be filled with lovely … Continue reading

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Part 5: The Paper and my #CVofFailures

This is the FINAL post about what I’ve detailed in this, this, this, and especially THIS post. After I posted the 4th part, and as I read through it as I posted it, I realized that my argument is valid, … Continue reading

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Part 4: The Paper and my #CVofFailures

If you’ve made it this far, I’ll buy you some cookies!  Thank you for coming along on this ride.  This is the longest section.  It is the meat of the paper and where I prove my points by presenting the … Continue reading

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Part 3: The Paper and the #CVofFailures

Welcome to the 3rd (and shortest) installment of the serial release of my twice-rejected article.  When we last left our heroine, she had been told she was “overly dramatic” in her scholarship about James Henry Breasted’s 1919-1920 trip to Mesopotamia.  … Continue reading

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Part 2: The Paper and The #CVofFailures

On Tuesday, I posted the beginning of the most recent piece of my CV of Failures. Everyone has been amazingly supportive–not surprisingly.  It is hard when you put yourself out there publicly.  When you submit an article to a journal, … Continue reading

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Once Written, Twice Rejected: One piece of my #CVofFailures

Have you seen the trending #cvoffailures?  It stems from an idea from a 2010 article in Nature by a lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, Melanie Stefan (@MelanieIStefan), that we should keep our failures close, so we can have some … Continue reading

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