Second (of three) vlogs about my first academic conference presentation. … Read More PhD Vlog 6: Vlogging Valletta
I am tired, contented, and in Malta.
I came here to talk about some books.… Read More In Malta
Hi all, two quick updates for you all here on R2R: First, I’m going to Malta! As you can hear about in my fifth PhD vlog, embedded below. In this video, the first of a three-part series, I look forward to my first ever academic conference presentation. I talk about the application process, the two… Read More I’m going to Malta! PhD Vlog 5 and Edinburgh Libraries
Hi all! First Vlog in a while, and in this one I have a little go at outlining a ‘day in the life’ of PhD work in English Literature – but it turns out the shoe doesn’t really fit. Still, you get to see me take you on a tour across Edinburgh from Brunstfield, through the… Read More PhD Vlog 4: A Day in the Life
Hi all, Just checking in to let any R2R subscribers know that I’ve got a new piece of writing up at Inciting Sparks, a University of Edinburgh postgrad blog platform. It’s about Cohen and Dylan, and it’s about having a sniffy, protective attitude towards what counts as literature (and, by implication, as art). It’s about… Read More New article: “The Song of a Poet: Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and the Boundaries of Literature”
I know I keep tediously referencing it in my pseudo-amusing subtitles…but these really do take quite a while to make.
Probably because I keep adding pseudo-amusing subtitles.… Read More English Literature PhD Vlog 3: Applications
Hi all! Last night I got around to recording my second PhD vlog, which you can watch below. I know that ‘the first week’ doesn’t sound like a very different title to ‘beginning my PhD’, but I wanted to record some of the confusion that I’ve felt in response to the blank slate of beginning… Read More English Literature PhD vlog 2 – The First Week