Grad life

Ergonomics for Academics

by Lena Leson At some point in the spring/summer term as I prepared for candidacy exams, I realized that it …

Alyssa Wells on Brass Chicks Blog

Alyssa Wells was recently featured on the Brass Chicks blog—on International Women’s Day, no less—in a piece she wrote about …

Cultivate Study Session

Earlier this week, several SMR members braved snowy conditions and took the opportunity afforded by Winter Break to meet at …

Summer in Prague

This summer I was awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship by the Center for Russian, East European, …

Summer Latin in Toronto and Historical Notations at Yale

I spent six glorious weeks in what at times seems like a terrestrial civitas Dei—Toronto, of course—studying medieval Latin at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto. In addition to grinding through a variety of texts with a variety of provenances, we also…