Back in April, I had the good fortune to attend this year’s annual joint conference of the Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association. This conference is a perennial favorite of mine, thanks in part to my association with Jerry Bradley, who chairs the creative writing area of the conference, but I hadn’t beenContinue reading “11-11: Contemporary poetry (Jerry Bradley)”
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PCA/ACA: almost the end
The conference is over. I’m exhausted, mentally and physically, in the best ways. But it’s going to take me a couple of days to get around to writing a fuller account of my conference — the panels I attended, the ideas I heard or offered, the fiction I read, the friends and colleagues and scholarsContinue reading “PCA/ACA: almost the end”
PCA/ACA: It begins
Today, the 2011 conference of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association begins. In just a few hours, I’ll be attending my first panel, and as the conference carries on over the next few days, I’ll be posting updates of the panels I’ve attended and the things I’m learning. To which end: the poll results (howeverContinue reading “PCA/ACA: It begins”
Last chance: make me work!
Next week, my popular culture conference begins, which means this is your last chance to overwork a teacher: go to my PCA/ACA schedule under the Teaching tab and use the polls to assign me homework! Next week: reporting from the conference! 🙂
Student revenge: assign a teacher homework!
This April, when I return to the States and visit my family in Texas, I also am going to attend the huge conference of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, held this year in San Antonio. I’m reading fiction there, and I’m planning to reconnect with a bunch of scholars and colleagues I used toContinue reading “Student revenge: assign a teacher homework!”
San Francisco and Pop Culture
As I did in New York, I decided to write blog entries about my conference in San Francisco, so my students can see what I’m up to at these conferences (this one over Spring Break no less!). But this time around, my conference hotel is not offering free wireless, so I’m having to write theseContinue reading “San Francisco and Pop Culture”