I’m posting this to give readers a general sense of what scholars do when they write for publication — specifically, the amount of reading and work involved. I’m not particularly exceptional in this area. I have friends who read faster … Continue reading What it’s like writing for publication…
I’ve been reading Derrida for a forthcoming publication, so I’m just thinking out loud here. I invite other readers to join with me. Nothing I’m writing here attempts to engage the published scholarship on these topics. Comments on Writing and Difference: For … Continue reading Notes on Derrida
Earlier today, Millsaps College had scheduled the Jamaican poet Claudia Rankine to visit campus and read her poetry. She’s the Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University, and unfortunately her flight was snowed in, so she couldn’t make it. In her … Continue reading Poetry at Millsaps Today
Yes, it’s true: the latest research indicates that reading material in print rather than in an electronic reader is better for you in the following ways: Increased comprehension. The tactile experience of reading a printed book actually matters. Check out … Continue reading Reading Print Books Is Better than Reading E-Books
Latest video lecture about how to read literature… Music by Zoe Keating. If you enjoyed this video, you also may enjoy reading Cassie Falke’s “Love and Reading” in the Fall 2012 issue of Integrite. It starts on p. 12. On … Continue reading How Does Literature Mean?