Last week I waxed lyrical on my introduction to Cornell Notes, so wanted to update you on my progress with them. They're...fine. I don't feel like my life has changed much since I started using them (I was expecting fireworks every time I took up a pen, at the very least). They're actually not bad … Continue reading Revisiting Old Work
As part of the SGSAH 'Theories of Knowledge' series, Professor Richard Coyne gave an illuminating talk on knowledge and ignorance in our digital age. He has kindly shared with us a post originally published on his own blog, discussing post-truth politics. The term “post-truth politics” was coined by journalist David Roberts in an article in Grist in 2010. The … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Is post-truth politics a thing?
Like most people, my PhD has changed quite a bit since I excitedly (read: frantically) wrote my proposal and started approaching universities three years ago. My original plan had been to look at talking animals as moralists in the poetry of Marianne Moore, Ted Hughes and Luke Kennard. As it stands, Mazza Moore may be the … Continue reading The Moral Maze of my PhD Research
Hello! Hope you're all well and safe and getting loads of 100% satisfying/useful research done. I know I'm enjoying sitting indoors on the first sunny day of August that Scotland has seen this year, reading all about D.H. Lawrence's theories of the dark, intuitive "blood-self" and the intellectually clear "nerve-brain-self"...*smile* We're staying in the Borders … Continue reading Do you ever feel like your PhD is trying to kill you?