The Evolution of Intellectual Freedom

I'm presenting "The Evolution of Merlyna's a Critical Monkey's Intellectual Freedom" (bottom) . It was part of my last public lecture which basically attempted to provide an alternative imagination of possible career/life pathways. It's my take vis-a-vis a (valid) critic of the state of intellectual freedom in academia by a brilliant Jorge Cham/PhD comic in … Continue reading The Evolution of Intellectual Freedom

[Tips] Preparing your Slideshow

Below is the link to a slideshow on "3 Tips for Preparing your Slideshow" I made for yesterday's "How to Present at Conference" Graduate Workshop. Academic conferences are full of either ugly or boring powerpoint presentations (or both). Don't be among those who deliver them! Prezi: Downloadable pdf version:

[Tips] Publication – Publishing Scam

Grad students, have you ever received an email from a publishing company claiming to have selected your thesis/dissertation for publication? If you have written a Masters or doctoral thesis, you probably have. I have received tons of emails like that in the last 10 years.* It seems that end of semester is the peak time … Continue reading [Tips] Publication – Publishing Scam