Greetings, Internet! Hope everyone’s staying as safe and sane as can be. More “Binge Mode,” more “Clone Wars,” and more doomscrolling social media as our government was attacked by domestic terrorists. Daily summaries below! (The explanation mark is meant less as something cheerful and more along the lines of incredulity that people seem shocked that … Continue reading Self-Isolation Diaries – Week 43
Greetings, Internet! First, an announcement: My NYT essay, “My Life with Paralysis, It’s a Workout” is going to be included in the anthology, About Us: Essays from the New York Times’ Disability Series. It will be published September 3rd, and I will use any and all opportunities to plug it until then, because holy moly, … Continue reading Onward to ABD!
Greetings, Internet! It’s been far too long. I’ve finally reached that point in my PhD program where I’m trusted to teach undergraduates (well, trusted enough to lead a discussion section), and to handle a massive research project that may or may not become a book. In other words, I’ve passed my general exams! What are … Continue reading How to Survive Your Generals (History PhD Edition)
Hello, reader! It may appear as though I haven’t been active on the interwebs lately, but the blog has been quiet for good reason. I’ve been writing away and actually had something published on The Establishment. It’s all about applying to college as a wheelchair user, which is a topic that is near and dear … Continue reading Choosing a Grad School