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
You’re working on your next big writing project.
Maybe it’s your tenure book and you need a meticulously researched monograph, maybe it’s a journal article you want to make a big impact, or maybe it’s your second (or third or fourth) book and you’re looking to shake things up in your field.
You have a great idea, but you’re stuck. The writing isn’t flowing, you’ve gotten conflicting feedback, you’ve read the same sentences so many times your eyes are blurry, the citations are a mess, and you forgot what your point was 50 pages (and 6 months) ago.