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Radical Fairy Tales and Little Monsters

I hope you’ve all been enjoying the succession of CFPs that have severed as substitutes for my updates of late. I’m currently in academic limbo between submission and viva. I’ve also increased my hours at work, and so have been … Continue reading

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thesis know how – beware the quote dump

Originally posted on patter:
I very often see first drafts of theses – and sometimes completed ones – which suffer from quote dumping. A quote dump is when the writer inserts a very large extract of someone else’s words into…

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Fantasy MLitt at the University of Glasgow

Things have come a long way since I did my MLitt in 20*mumble mumble*. Even though I did a course that was considered quite different at the time, it was in a very established academic subject area. While my MLitt … Continue reading

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CFP Fallen Animals: an interdisciplinary perspective

19th-20th March 2015, University of Aberdeen, Scotland Following the success of the Fall Narratives project in 2014, this workshop will explore the theme of fallen animals. The serpent in the Garden of Eden is but one example of the ambivalence … Continue reading

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On Watching Your Proposed Submission Date Fly By

I had been going to frame this post in an entirely different way. I even had about 70% of a post written on the train on my way to the dreaded meeting with my supervisors. The one where when we … Continue reading

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Mirror mirror on the wall…

A quick post to plug a talk I’m giving tomorrow at the May meeting for the Being Non/Human discussion group, 6.30 – 8 pm in room S2.39 at King’s College London. This was supposed to be a quick post about a … Continue reading

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CFP: Postgraduate Conference on Psychoanalysis

CENTRE FOR PSYCHOANALYSIS MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY LONDON Leaflet 2014 Saturday, 14 June, 2014 We invite postgraduate students and research fellows to submit proposals for papers on psychoanalysis or psychoanalytically informed research. Papers may be from any academic discipline, including psychology, sociology, … Continue reading

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