Monthly Archives: October 2016

What’s Happening?: November 2016

November has arrived and with it colder weather. Fortunately, the university is well heated and has numerous events to bring you inside and keep you warm. Also, pumpkin spice lattes. Monday, October 31 The deadline for LSJ abstract submissions is TODAY … Continue reading

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October, you bring me gifts!

Editor’s Note: Brenda was kind enough to share her blog post on her teaching experience here. To read more about Brenda’s travails through graduate school and life, check out her blog here. I just completed my 5th week of teaching … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet: Katie Hurlock

The season may be changing, but our commitment to introducing you to the newest members of the community only grows stronger. Today we introduce to you, Katie Hurlock. Mareesa Miles: Tell us about yourself!  Katie Hurlock: I am a first year MA … Continue reading

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Writing a Great Conference Abstract

Conferences are, to my mind, one of the best perks of being in academia. In a department/university like ours, which is able to partially or fully fund travel, conferences turn into a treat. As I like to call them, academic … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet: Mariel Caputo

Once again we return to our Meet and Greet Series to introduce another member of the newest cohort.  Mariel Caputo is working on her Masters degree here at Lehigh, and answered a few questions so that we could get to know … Continue reading

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Drown Recap: Preparing Your New English 2 Workshop

As October thoroughly kicks our butts with readings, papers, and teaching, we have one more thing to accomplish this October: Proposals for the English 2 class we want to teach next semester. And at a time when the department is … Continue reading

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Thoughts from an LSJ Conference Veteran

In a short two and a half weeks, Halloween will be upon us. More importantly, abstracts will be due for the third Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference being held at Lehigh on March 10-11, 2017. Fear not: I’m here to … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet: Sam Sorensen

Here at Drown Unbound we continue our series by introducing the first member of the newest graduate student cohort, Samantha Sorensen. The hope is that these brief introductions will encourage you all to take a moment to say hello and find out more about … Continue reading

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Lehigh Spaces: The Women’s Center

To continue the wonderful conversation about Lehigh Spaces, including Laura Fitzpatrick’s exploration of Linderman and Laura Casale’s reflection on Farrington Square, I wanted to add some thoughts about one of my new favorite places (and incidentally, my current work space), … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?: October 2016

October is upon us. The leaves are turning colors, the weather is cooling down (finally), and the amount of essays that are due is terrifyingly appropriate for the month of horror. Nevertheless, there are many events to supplement your busy … Continue reading

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