Category Archive: Education

LTUE 2012 Extracurricular Activities

Now that it’s been almost a week since the Life, the Universe, and Everything symposium, I’ve had time to recover and actually process the experience. I’ve already posted my raw notes, but I wanted to talk about all the stuff that didn’t happen on the panels.

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LTUE Notes: Saturday Edition

I had an absolute blast at LTUE this year, and I’m so glad I went. When it’s no longer two in the morning I will be doing a post that is bigger-picture oriented. In the meantime, enjoy my raw notes!

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LTUE Notes: Friday Edition

Another day of LTUE is over, and I’m feeling just as tired and just as educated as I did yesterday. Come Sunday I will probably put up a more coherent essay on my experiences at large, but it’s way too late now and I still need to do my normal Friday post. Today was a …

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LTUE Notes: Thursday Edition

Yesterday was the first day of the Life, the Universe, and Everything Symposium, and I loved it. I’ve attended the symposium for the last several years, including stints of helping coordinate it. This year I am just an attendee, and I’m having a blast. I’ve decided to post each day’s notes for my own records …

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Thoughts on Racial Diversity in Fiction

And when I began to write…I wrote exactly the kinds of stories I was reading. All my characters were white and blue-eyed. They played in the snow. They ate apples. And they talked a lot about the weather, how lovely it was that the sun had come out. Now, this despite the fact that I …

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LTUE Notes

I helped run LTUE this weekend, and luckily for me I was actually able to sit in on quite a few panels this year in between running about and managing the green room. A couple of my friends asked for my notes, and I figured I’d oblige the rest of the internet as well. Unfortunately, …

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