Tag: spsu

  • Consolidation Notes: Identity and Purpose

    It was always a mistake not to write about the story I am starting now. And, truthfully, I should have known better. The most productive times of my career so far have been marked by committing to a series of rambling, curious ideas. The ideas turn into concepts, the concepts get backed up by facts…

  • Emory’s Domain of One’s Own presentation at SPSU

    Today at SPSU’s Digital Humanities Working Group, we hosted David Morgen and Dave Fisher of Emory’s University’s Writing Program. In ETCMA we’ve had growing interest in the Domain of One’s Own initiative, originally from University of Mary Washington (led by Jim Groom and Tim Owens) and in its pilot stage at Emory this year. David…

  • SPSU/KSU Merger Vote: Contact Information

    I will begin this post by being clear that, in voicing my opinion on the proposed merger (announced Nov. 1 and scheduled for a vote tomorrow, Nov. 12) of Southern Polytechnic State University and Kennesaw State University, I do not purport to represent anyone other than myself. I am Georgia citizen and scholar who cares about…

  • Consolidation Shock

    The State of Georgia learned on Friday, November 1, that the Board of Regents, the governing body of the University System of Georgia, had decided to merge Southern Polytechnic State University — where I just began work this semester in the English, Technical Communication, and New Media Arts Department —  with the much larger Kennesaw…

  • The DH Cohort

    In the spring I will be teaching a student cohort enrolled in my ENGL 1102 course and STS (Science, Technology, and Society) 2400 taught by my colleague Becky Lefebvre. Both classes will be themed around investigating the Digital Humanities. Below is the flyer we are using to inform students about and recruit students for the…

  • Reset

    I first began writing a blog in 2009 while I was writing my dissertation. I started it in order to do some non-academic writing about my family, what I was reading, and live music. In 2011 I shifted to a second blog in order to better facilitate my writing, conference presentations, and faculty development associated…

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