Professor and artist Shaka McGlotten talks about the erotic relationship we often have to the things that we study as well as how that always necessitates both desire and loss, how students can harness the power of Afrofuturism and speculation to combat white supremacy and climate change, and how queer and trans communities of color can use voguing, drag, and what Shaka calls "Black Data" to imagine and create new worlds.Read More
Rock Your Semester: Road Maps and Writing Routines
When: Friday April 1, 2016. 2-4 pm PST
Where: University of Pittsburgh. 2432 WW Posvar Hall
Are you writing your dissertation but struggling to make daily progress?
Do you want to prioritize your dissertation but feel buried under other responsibilities?
Are you a post-doc juggling research and other demands?
In this hands-on workshop you’ll develop a personalized, comprehensive Road Map for your projects so you know where you’re headed and how to get there. Additionally, you’ll develop a Daily Writing Plan that allows you to write regularly, meet your goals, and avoid burning out. Taught by Dr. Cathy Hannabach, founder of Grad School Rockstars.
Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Sociology and Program in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies.