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Black Motherhood in Academe

“If we had known you were pregnant, we might not have let you into this program — and we would have made a mistake.”

“This is your first child? 1,167 more words

Health And Self-Care

Step One in Writing a Research Paper

Often times, and especially for new college students, the assignment description for your research paper is enough to send you into a panic. Before we even get started on finding research, we need to make sure we understand all of the information from our assignment and… 824 more words

Graduate School

2018 PhD Excellence Initiative

THE PH.D. EXCELLENCE INITIATIVE, supported through a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, identifies high-achieving college graduates of color (or graduating seniors) who have a passion for economics and prepares them for the rigors of top-tier Ph.D. 84 more words

Graduate School

2018 Notifications

Image: Beate Meier

It’s our fourth annual notifications post! Below, you’ll find information about creative writing acceptance, rejection and waitlist notifications; MA and low-res programs are included. 87 more words


An Ode to the Kitchen Timer

My mom had a phrase she would use when we were growing up. It would often happen after a long weekend, when there were just a million things out of place. 1,597 more words

Daily Celebrations

287. stardust

*tap tap tap* Is this thing still on? Anyone out there?

I am currently stuck in the Tampa International airport, the clock just turned 3am, and I have been up for nearly 21 hours, with another two hours or so until anything opens here, so now seems a good a time as any to get back into the habit of updating this site… if only to keep myself awake. 944 more words


Bradstreet's Back Alright!

Anne Bradstreet.

She’s who I forgot to mention yesterday when discussing my favorite American authors. To be fair, the discussion was in the context of modernism and postmodernism, a context I find myself in often, and this 17th cent. 490 more words

Anne Bradstreet