Monthly Archives: March 2010

Stayed out too late and drank too much beer…

Yep- there are definite perks to being a grad student. Staying up late on a Monday night with your classmates and drinking far too much beer is certainly one of them. After delivering my presentation in class yesterday (which, I

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When March Meant Summer

So this is crazy: this is my LAST WEEK of leading tutorials as a T.A. In the film department, we only meet with our students every other week. Because of Easter next week, they’ve down some schedule-juggling, and have declared

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Getting Away Again…

Good morning, fair readers! I managed to sneak out of town again this weekend. I went to Ottawa this time — a friend was driving there anyway, and I figured a little road-tripping couldn’t hurt the ol’ battered spirits. And

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Bring it on…

Yep- I definitely wasn’t the only one breathing a gleeful sigh of relief today at the bright blue skies and warming sun. Yes indeed: spring is Kingston-bound. Tiny, determined tulip greens are pushing their way through the muddy earth promising

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Coffee

My morning has not had enough of it so far.

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Getting Away

That’s right, dear readers: I’m taking the weekend off! Yes, I am thrilled to report that I have taken myself on an incredibly-mini-holiday-weekend to Montreal. I know – it’s not a big deal, right? Montreal is a mere 2.5-ish hours

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Confirmed in the Globe and Mail: Graduate Student Life is Hard!

hi Friends- Today’s Globe and Mail has a special section called “Report on Campus Research” (sadly the section isn’t available on-line)– it’s basically a look at what’s happening at Canadian universities (but of course, the cynic in me can’t help

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Whoa…

It’s Saturday morning, and I’m sitting in a sunlit coffee shop, thinking about the work I should be doing, and wondering where the heck the week went. I don’t know about the rest of you, but this first week back

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And… We’re Back!

So I’m sitting in the Cultural Studies graduate lounge trying to figure out what to write about today, when my friend Karl plunks himself down in a nearby chair. “How was your week?” I ask, happy to see him after

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