February is already over halfway done, and I have one more deadline to meet before I can take just a small breather for a few days. I sent in a revised version of a long-time-coming article at the beginning of the month and still have until the end of the month to tinker with this … Continue reading Another Visit to JYU
I'm busily putting the final touches, as suggested by a journal reviewer, to a paper I've been working ages on. And, I'm also trying to find time to comment on my students' essay drafts. But, in the midst of all this, I thought I'd just quickly advertise a few cool CfPs (Call for Papers) and CfAs (Call for … Continue reading Cool Calls
Due to overwhelming demand (i.e. one public blog comment and a few private ones), I thought I'd write a quick summary of what it actually means that I got a continuation to my job as Doctoral Student at University of Jyväskylä. So, this post of "Doctoral Student" is a salaried position that allows me to … Continue reading A New Year as a Doctoral Student at University of Jyväskylä
"Quantity has a quality all its own." -Napoleon Bonaparte It's already been two years and a day since I started this blog! So, the blog's 732 days old (Yeah I may be a humanities scholar and not that great at math but I do know that 2016 had 366 days, ha!). In 2016, I blogged … Continue reading 2017 Year in Blogging Review and Looking Ahead
Dark ecology puts hesitation, uncertainty, irony, and thoughtfulness back into ecological thinking. The form of dark ecology is that of noir film. The noir narrator begins investigating a supposedly external situation, from a supposedly neutral point of view, only to discover that she or he is implicated in it. The point of view of the … Continue reading Book Report: Dark Ecology by Timothy Morton
All the blogging guides that I read before starting this blog said that you should update your blog as often as possible, preferably daily. Still, I feel embarrassed to be posting for the third straight day, as I usually only post a few times per month. But, I guess the good news I have qualifies … Continue reading Good News! Got a Job! Read All About It!
Whew, we just today finished with the third EASLCE Webinar of the year! The host this time was another prominent ecocritic, Dr Hannes Bergthaller. Overall, the webinar went well in the sense that I thought that the discussion was again very interesting and beneficial to the participants. On the downside, a couple of registered participants … Continue reading It’s a Wrap: Webinar on Ecological Immunity (and Politics, Ethics, Cli-Fi, etc.) Done