ASLE Is Standing Up for Standing Rock

ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment) has approached their members to sign a statement of support for the water protectors at Standing Rock. The statement is below in italics. I thought I'd just post it here to spread the word. If you're a member of ASLE, you too can sign. ASLE states [...]


Final Words on Turkey and Some Thoughts on Academic Life in Finland

I've now been back in Finland for over a month after my exchange period at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey, and have gotten some perspective on my time there, as well as to my future here in Finland. First, I promised in my last Turkey Diaries post that I'd tell my final grade for the [...]

2016 Year in Blogging Review

I started this blog 4 January 2016+today is 4 January 2017=this blog has its one-year birthday today! It's been an interesting ride, thanks to all the people who have followed along and bothered to comment, either in public or in person! The stated goal in my first post was to blog roughly on a weekly [...]