Happy to say the proposal that my friend Danielle Harms put together was accepted. So I’ll be presenting with her and with Nora Boxer about creative writing pedagogy. ___ The 16th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Virtual Conference February 4th-7th, 2021 Keynote Speakers Rachel Cargle Alfred L. Martin, Jr., TheContinue reading “Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2021”
DJ Lee’s book Remote: Finding Home In the Bitterroots. How does “place” function as an archive? How is writing also a spiritual experience? What were mental hospitals like in the 40s and 50s? What does it mean to write through shame? How is mental illness in some ways un-boundaried like the wilderness? Listen here. The importanceContinue reading “Stereotype Life: Episodes 6-10”
Connecting with Dr. Katie Rose Guest Pryal on her book, Life of the Mind Interrupted: Essays on Mental Health and Disability in Higher Education. What are some of the pros and cons for keeping a psychiatric disability hidden? How do we challenge stereotypes and the notion that seeking accommodations is cheating? How do we raise awarenessContinue reading “Stereotype Life: Episode 5 Dr. Katie Rose Guest Pryal”
The fourth episode of Stereotype Life came out today. Apologies for the two day delay. As someone who wears hearing aids, I was struggling with creating the transcripts despite using a program (transcripts need to be double checked since the software isn’t perfect). I sent out a call asking for an editor and luckily, someoneContinue reading “Stereotype Life: Episode 4 Jason Anderson”
The third episode of Stereotype Life came out today. Apologies for the one day delay. We decided it was important to re-record in light of the recent death of George Floyd and the subsequent protests. In this episode, we discuss life as a first generation student and single mother from rural Minnesota with Beth Vigoren.Continue reading “Stereotype Life: Episode 3 Beth Vigoren”
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