Something I thought about:

  • Finally back to writing and revision again this week with two very different papers on deck. I’ve been thinking about how as a child of immigrants, this path — not academia, but humanities scholarship — was so entirely opaque to me. Science, math, engineering — all of that was clear. I had models and knew what that life looked like. This was neither natural nor easy, and I both like and feel completely frustrated by the learning curve.

Something I did:

  • Wrote a paper
  • Gave students feedback on their presentation outlines/proposals
  • Ran a lot of errands
  • Celebrated the child’s birthday

Something I read: