December Blogroll: Profession(al) Reading Edition

Dear readers:

This month, I give you an actual catalogue rather than my usual annotated selections. Most of these blogrolls are about scholarly resources, writing and research techniques, or where to find theatre. This month is a writing month: I give you a bibliography I have generated useful in writing for academia—particularly in terms of cultural scholarship and literary criticism—and figuring out what the expectations are of publishers. Consider it a form of recommended reading, particularly useful at the outset of a dissertation or book project.

From the Rare Book (Pearl) Room at the tip-top of Powell’s City of Books, Portland, OR.

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The #OthellosCrane Project: Storify

Dear readers,

I’ve just completed a Twitter play with a group of first-year seminar students here at Pacific University, and it has been an amazing experience. I am planning on writing about it in more detail in the future–and perhaps presenting on it at the upcoming Oregon Technology in Education Network (OTEN) conference. For now, I wanted to provide a brief overview of the performance that has just wrapped today and a link to the Storify so you can catch up for yourselves with our 747-tweet play.

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