New article in Canadian Literature

My newest article, “Paraphrasing the Paraphrase OR what I Learned from reading every issue of Canadian Literature / Littérature canadienne and Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne” has been published in the most recent issue of Canadian Literature. In the article…

CFP: Neoliberal Tools or New Humanistic Critique? Toronto, May 25 – 27, 2017

“Neoliberal Tools or New Humanistic Critique? Theorizing Class, Race, and Nation in the Digital Humanities”Mikinaakominis / TransCanadas. University of Toronto, May 25 – 27, 2017In recent years in Canada, the digital humanities has enjoyed increasing popularity as a tool for…

In praise of notebooks

Its not even the end of term and I’ve filled just about every page of this year’s Leuchtturm1917 notebook. Usually its not until May or June that I’m scrambling to find a series of blank pages to work in but this year its not even April and most pages look like this:

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Ok, its a wall of words. Its old-school, its archaic, its not searchable, minimal tagging function, and even to get these images of the notebook onto this blog I had to employ my phone’s camera, email the pictures to myself, and then upload them to this blog. So why use such an old format? Why insist on actually “writing”, with a pen no less, in a book!?!? To quote “The Plague”…