Sexy Hipster Librarian: Exotic, Erotic, the Other

In less than one week, I will be visiting Albuquerque, New Mexico (about a 5 hour drive) for the Southwest Pop Culture Association‘s annual conference where I will be presenting “Sexy Hipster Librarian: Exotic, Erotic, the Other.” We have all heard of the sexy librarian trope in pop culture, but this presentation will examine how letting-down-the-bun […]

My 21st Century 20-something Ennui

en·nui- Listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; boredom We’ve all felt this, right? Well, I’ve noticed that I’ve been feeling it more as I approach my quarter-century, and I think it’s worth discussing. Between Sallie Mae calling me incessantly to an overall sense of is-this-really-what-I-want-to-do-with-my-life begging my attention in the depths of my brain, I find […]

PASSHE Graduate Research Symposium

Today I am presenting “Hypermedia Poetics in the Digital Age”  at the 6th Annual PASSHE (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education) Graduate Research Symposium featuring keynote speaker, Dan Goldberg, author of Lighten Up and other books.  This symposium is an opportunity for Graduate Students in the PASSHE system to present their research and network with other […]