Monthly Archives: June 2011

Is Tuolumne Worth It? Information Regimes Old and New

I’m posting this from Yosemite National Park, where I’ve been for a few days. The waterfalls this year are unusually spectacular due to extremely heavy snowfall in the Sierra Nevada over the winter. I was especially keen to show my … Continue reading

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Pictures from an Institution 4 (Alumni)

Meeting with alumni doesn’t feel like work: sometimes it’s about seeing old friends, sometimes it’s more like meeting distant relatives that you’ve never seen before but with whom you share all sorts of surprising and subtle connections. Alumni who were … Continue reading

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Pictures from an Institution 3 (Committees)

It’s not that common to have committee meetings devoted to administrative business during the summer. Departments sometimes meet informally to plan or discuss an upcoming search, as ads and preparations for an academic job search generally have to be completed … Continue reading

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