A whole week of the semester

I’ve been teaching my intro English class on the history of the romance for a week now and so far everything is sunshine and roses.  Seriously, I’m very happy with this class and I think we’re going to have a great time, partly because many of the students chose the class because they want to…

The waves

See accompanying image for an illustration of what the oncoming semester feels like. I’m just about done prepping a new class — an intro English lit class, “Women’s Popular Genres” — and I’ve finished my wonderful two-year internship at the Harry Ransom Center, where I worked in the Public Services department.  I’m finishing up my…