Poetry versus Academic Writing

For the first time in 5 years, since my senior year at Bucknell, I am in a poetry workshop, an MFA seminar in the English Department here at University of Maryland, taught by Michael Collier. Ever since I arrived in graduate school I have wanted to take a poetry class, but was told by my … Continue reading

Poetry in Introduction to Women’s Studies

With September underway, I am in the 4th week of the new semester, which means lots of work writing and researching, and also teaching.  For the third time (solo) I am teaching “Women, Art and Culture” which is our humanities Intro to Women’s Studies course.  We learn about the feminist art movement, visit musuems in … Continue reading