The Humanities Need a Communications Director

Two weeks ago, columnist Kelly J. Baker published this piece on The Chronicle Vitae’s website. Its call to action is straightforward–Baker believes that the humanities are rapidly declining and can only be “saved” by Neil DeGrasse Tyson. (Yes to this. The only person I’d rather have rescue me is Ambrose Bierce, but he’s dead. Maybe.) […]

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Tech Savvy: Apps for Grad Students

I have a deep, dark secret, especially for someone in an English department: I love technology.  No, seriously.  I don’t think you understand.  I love technology so, so much.  In fact, I’m almost ashamed (okay, I am definitely ashamed) to admit to how many gadgets I own.  There’s not a single room in my house that doesn’t […]