Monthly Archives: September 2016

Film Club Review: Young Frankenstein

If you’re blue and you don’t know where to go to, why don’t you go where comedy sits? Puttin’ on Young Frankenstein is a guaranteed cure to your mid-semester despair. Combining the immense talents of Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Madeline … Continue reading

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Tips for Avoiding a Stressful Application Semester

By Kyle Brett and Megan Bruening   Are you applying to Ph.D. programs? Feeling a bit overwhelmed by trying to balance work, apps, and your much needed social life? Sometimes the application semester can get the better of you and … Continue reading

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Film Club Review: Modern Times

Roger Ebert said that movies are empathy machines. It is difficult and some would say impossible to see through a character’s eyes and not begin to develop empathy with them. Movies can bypass the language barrier that writing necessarily can’t, … Continue reading

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4 Articles for Self-Care This Semester

As we approach the one month marker of the Fall 2016 semester, it seems essential to point out, once again, the importance of self-care. The ‘Other’ Graduate School Mess: Tackling Mental Health in Graduate School In an extensive article Sarah Heidebrink-Bruno … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet: Dr. Marilisa Jimenez Garcia

Here at  Drown Unbound we want to take some time to introduce the new faces in our department. In this new series, we thought we’d take some time to get to learn about their academic interests and to take some … Continue reading

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Third Annual Literature and Social Justice Conference!

On behalf of the Lehigh University English Department and the conference committee, I’m thrilled to announce that our third annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on March 10-11, 2017 in Bethlehem, PA!  The theme for the … Continue reading

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Best Bethlehem Places to Eat, Grade, Study & Write (All While Saving Money!)

By Sarah Heidebrink-Bruno, Dashielle Horn, and Emily Shreve Emily: First-year graduate students have a lot of reading, writing, and grading to do, often in an unfamiliar town away from the usual haunts, and, often, with a tight budget, restricting your options. Over time … Continue reading

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