This talk was originally presented at the Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on February 6, 2021. The very first teacher of color I ever had was in my MFA program. Her name was Bhanu Kapil and she was British Punjabi. She was also the first and only teacher who ever tore up my short story, putContinue reading “What is creative writing for?”
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”
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