Tag: My So-Called Academic Life

Disappearing Act, or Where the Hell Have I Been

Can someone please tell me where the hell January went to? Seriously. One minute I’m happily posting my goals for 2019 and how I’m going to post more regularly, and the next minute we’re already a month into the year! Sheeze. A lot has happened in the last few weeks. I’m very excited to report…

What Have You Done This Year?

Samhain is a little over two weeks away, and like clockwork, my focus moves inwards. A lot has happened this year. On October 7, 2017, I told my department chair that we were moving back to NYC and proposed teaching fully online while coordinating the department’s distance learning initiatives. He agreed and here we are.…

The Curious Professor Z Finds Her Groove … or the Ups and Downs of Academia

Yesterday, I spent my afternoon bouncing around Manhattan with a coworker from Texas A&M who was in NYC for a conference. We headed up the Metropolitan Museum for the Museum Mile Festival and then down to Lili’s 57 for dinner. It was a gorgeous evening so we walked from the MMA on 83rd to West 57th…