Author Archives: Anita Blanchard
Yesterday, in Part 1, I talked about some the intellectual benefits of our Spring Break Study abroad program. Today, I want to talk about what I perceive as the personal benefits of this sort of trip. It actually surprised … Continue reading
We just returned from Prague for a Spring Break Study abroad program focusing on successful international employees, teams, and leaders. I’m dividing this debriefing blog into two parts. Today, I’m talking about what we learned and did. Tomorrow, I’m talking … Continue reading
SO, yeah. I figured out this lesson in Grad School, when I was near the end of my dissertation. I was working my booty off, scared I wasn’t going to finish, and, generally, overwhelmed by next sunrise. A friend/peer from … Continue reading
Why the hell do they not ask men this question? It’s a rigged system until academia figures out that half the population gives birth. And that, actually, birthing babies takes a moment.
No. No, you should not. Let me tell you why.
We all think we write the truth, right? We all hope we are. But what I’ve found is that when I know I’ve found a problem in my writing–that there’s something that doesn’t make sense or isn’t logical–the problem is … Continue reading
One piece of advice (or assvice, as it actually is) that I give my students is to not be beholden to others’ opinions about your work. We all need to listen to feedback about how to make our work better, … Continue reading
My family and I went to Winnsboro, SC to watch the totality last Monday. We had originally planned to stay in Charlotte because at 98%, that seems pretty “total” to me. But a tweeting conversation with the local weather god, … Continue reading
So, I’ve got about 30 minutes before I take my twin son to the pulminologist. You can read about what is going on with pneumonia in our family here, here, here, and here. My personal blog is where I focus on my … Continue reading