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ICYMI: Writing about Correspondence

I contributed another post to the HARN blog.  It was about 10 days ago, but I’d love your thoughts on how you use correspondence in your research. https://harngroup.wordpress.com/2016/08/19/the-immortality-of-letters/   Advertisements

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Writing Elsewhere

I have too been working!  To prove it, look at this.  Two weeks ago, I did a book review for HARN Towers.  It was a review of Andrew Humphreys book On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel. This … 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 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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Margaret Murray: Outside UCL, Part 1

As many of you know, once you think you’re finished with a project, more and more material comes in.  It’s pretty fun, and thankfully we have outlets, such as blogs, to continue the work.  While attending the HARN conference in … Continue reading

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