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The Making of Magic

As a teacher, I have gone through several classes on teaching students about literature. My favorite genre is fantasy. One thing I learned is that the main ingredient for a fantasy tale is magic. 906 more words

Thesis/Existential Crisis Moments

It is my firm belief, evolved over the past eight years of study (and likely to change at some point, pending further study), that any notion of “fidelity” to an “authentic” Shakespearean/early modern/classical text is, from a theatrical perspective at least, outdated, irrelevant, and unproductive. 515 more words


You want me to translate this Shakespeare post?

A few people have asked me what I think about the latest Shakespeare controversy – the one about Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) commissioning a bunch of playwrights to “translate” Shakespeare’s work. 1,598 more words


Lost in Translation?

“Let’s translate Shakespeare into modern English.” Does this sentence make you clutch at your pearls or jump up and down in excitement? When a Wall Street Journal article mentioned that my beloved Oregon Shakespeare Festival was doing a Shakespeare translation project, the collective Shakespearean internet freaked out, some with the pearl-clutching and some with the jumping (mostly the pearl-clutching). 560 more words

January 11 - 15, 2016: Freedom + Rigor + Courage with Stephanie Skura in New York City


January 11 – 15, 2016
Monday – Friday, 1 – 3 PM
New York, NY

Cross-fertilizations of releasing technique & creative process catalyze creative work. 98 more words


The Replicability of Cognitive Psychology in the OSF-Reproducibility-Project

The OSF-Reproducibility Project (Psychology) aimed to replicate 100 results published in original research articles in three psychology journals in 2008. The selected journals focus on publishing results from experimental psychology. 1,632 more words

The Replicability of Social Psychology in the OSF-Reproducibility Project

Abstract:  I predicted the replicability of 38 social psychology results in the OSF-Reproducibility Project. Based on post-hoc-power analysis I predicted a success rate of 35%.  The actual success rate was 8% (3 out of 38) and post-hoc-power was estimated to be 3% for 36 out of 38 studies (5% power = type-I error rate, meaning the null-hypothesis is true). 2,723 more words