Graduate Workshop: Searching and Applying for Fellowships

The following are notes prepared for a Fellowship workshop I led at Northeastern University in November 2018. Workshop Description This workshop will help students prepare applications for external research...

Workshop: Building a Website with Jekyll and GitHub Pages

Workshop Description Recently “flat HTML” website platforms have been getting lots of buzz: they load quickly, don’t have the overhead of database-driven platforms like WordPress, and are more aligned...

The Truck

I understand why it has to be this way. I’m a parent, and I can understand. I imagine that I step outside of my house and see my five-year-old son...

A Gun Person

While getting ready this morning, I saw my 6-year-old son—we’ll call him little J—walking awkwardly around the house. He was shuffling sideways, with his knees bent and his hands in...

Speculative Bibliography

The following talk was delivered to the 1st annual meeting of the Andrew W. Mellon Society of Fellows in Critical Bibliography in Charlottesville, Virginia, on May 24, 2018. I want...