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Report from Umeå

Above: a beautiful and violent sunrise at 8:15 am (the picture was taken from my bed!). No snow yet, which is rare, …

My last note of my 30s

Left, age 29. Right, age 39. Today, I am 39. Tomorrow, I will be 40.  A decade ago, I was miserable. I …

weeknote 21

It’s been very productive month in Princeton, even if I am channeling John Nash in my organizing of little slips of paper …

Oh the places you’ll see

Lots of travel. Lots of projects. Lots of papers and writing. Lots of arguing with the structure of my dissertation. Lots of …

weeknote 20

Beatriz Colomina, me, Janet Vertesi at the Princeton School of Architecture. It’s been a wonderful month in Princeton and it’s about to …

weeknote 19

What comes next? It’s been a big question for me lately. I’m in the fourth year of five funded years of my PhD …

weeknote 18

I’ve been back in Princeton for just over a week and the heavy air of late hurricane season finally gave way to …

weeknote 17

It’s hard to top a week like the one I described in weeknote 16. The last week was about starting the school …

weeknote 16

What. A. Week. I’ve packed five weeks into the last five days. My head is reeling and I’m exhausted, but what an …