Contaminated time

Following my recent article with co-authors Lilia Mantai and Vanessa Fredericks, Deferred time in the neoliberal university: experiences of doctoral candidates and early career academics, I have been noticing discussions of time everywhere (Baader-Meinhof phenomenon at work). Our article appeared in a special issue of Teaching in Higher Education on the timescapes of teaching. Here … Continue reading Contaminated time

Things I miss

During the most difficult times in my life, I have noticed that one way people show empathy is by sharing something dreadful that they, or someone close to them, has experienced. There's a camaraderie in suffering, which can be both comforting and suffocating. Back in 2012, I had an ectopic pregnancy, after several years of … Continue reading Things I miss

Goals for today

This post is simple. Perhaps too simple for these complex times; and written from a place of safety and privilege as I watch and listen to the turmoil of the world. Every day—weekday or weekend, work day or holiday, ordinary day or significant in some way—I hold on to the same goals. These quotidian goals … Continue reading Goals for today