Category Archives for to do

Not Dead Yet

Just utterly tyrannized by the to do list. Once the grading and the thesis drafts are out of the way, there are classes to prepare for, a grant proposal to be written, and a 15-minute presentation to be carved out … Continue reading

19 April 2009 by KF
Categories: blogging, general whining, to do

Deadlines

Here’s where I’ve been, and where I’ll continue to be for a bit yet: Due early last week: invites to speakers for spring symposium; completed. Due late last week: a chunk of grading for both of my classes; completed. (At … Continue reading

30 September 2007 by KF
Categories: to do

It’s a Draft!

A bouncing baby draft, and not a moment too soon. I’ve got a long list of other tasks that need doing, a list that has had me feeling increasingly anxious over the last couple of weeks. Perhaps I’m a little … Continue reading

26 July 2006 by KF
Categories: to do

Managed and Unmanaged

Managed this week: – Have made significant headway on article, via intensive half-hour morning sessions, and whatever little bits of time I want to add to those. Now have twelve pages worth of text, of which the first five are … Continue reading

05 July 2006 by KF
Categories: to do

Things I Really Ought to Get Done Today

– Finish the index, already, which is already four days overdue and still 80 pages from complete. – Call the cable company to make sure we’ve got HBO in time for Sunday’s big events. – Find a suitable business establishment … Continue reading

07 March 2006 by KF
Categories: to do

Almost

Not too much left: – One job talk. – One committee meeting. – One literary interpretation final paper. – Eight new media final projects. – Two senior theses. – One revised curricular document. – Two letters of recommendation. And, last … Continue reading

14 December 2005 by KF
Categories: to do

Counting Down

Before my sabbatical can begin, I must: – Attend three committee meetings. – Have one meeting with a program administrator. – Eat lunch with the dean. – Go to two job talks. – Grade sixteen literary interpretation final papers. – … Continue reading

10 December 2005 by KF
Categories: to do

T Minus Fourteen Days

Three teaching days. Five class sessions. One session of office hours. Two committee meetings. One meeting with a program administrator. Two lunches with deans. One department meeting. One program meeting. Four job candidate campus visits. Thirteen rough drafts of graduate … Continue reading

03 December 2005 by KF
Categories: to do

Ticker, Still Ticking

Remaining: Four teaching days. Seven class sessions. One session of office hours. Three committee meetings. Two meetings with a program administrator. One department dinner. One faculty meeting (which may be extended to two, but who’s counting). One graduate student conference. … Continue reading

29 November 2005 by KF
Categories: to do

The Ticker

Certainly this is more for my benefit than for yours, but here’s what now remains before the sabbatical begins: Seven teaching days. Twelve class sessions. Three sessions of office hours. Four committee meetings. Four meetings with a program administrator. Two … Continue reading

16 November 2005 by KF
Categories: teaching, to do

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