Month: October 2015


Boost your Productivity with Four Easy Strategies

Whether you are a college/university faculty member expected to achieve a certain level of productivity before tenure and promotion review, a scholar with a non-teaching role on campus, an adjunct scholar-teacher, or an independent scholar, you probably want to be a productive researcher or creative artist. After all, you pursued graduate training because you loved […]

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What I'm Watching This Month

October 2015 Viewing

For those who know me, it should come as no surprise that I am watching the new season of Doctor Who. I am also enjoying BBC America’s new offering, The Last Kingdom.

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What I'm Reading This Month

October 2015 Reading

Michael Hall’s Music Theatre in Britain 1960-1975 (Boydell Press, 2015).

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What I'm Listening to This Month

October 2015 Recordings

Here are a few of the things I am listening to repeatedly this month: Elmer Bernstein’s score for the film The Magnificent Seven. Bernard Herrmann’s score for the film The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. William Walton’s Piano Quartet and String Quartet. Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Symphony No. 8.

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News About Me

Current Projects

I am currently and actively working on three research and writing projects, two of which are direct expansions of my initial published work on 1950s and 1960s culture and intellectual history, which can be found in my chapters in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age. If all goes as currently planned, I will complete […]

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