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Imagining Alternatives

Mon, 2017-09-18 12:00
In the first meeting of Tackling T.I.N.A, an anti-capitalist reading group, we immersed ourselves in discussion surrounding the power of imagination in struggles for change. As literary scholars our work centers around the imagination. One of the core tenets of fiction is that even when it is based on reality, it comes directly from the […]

Tempus est Pecunia

Fri, 2017-09-08 15:38
As any veteran graduate student who has worked on a thesis or dissertation for twelve or fifteen years can attest, time management can make all the difference between getting nothing done at all or just enough to get by. The team at here at Drown Unbound are no strangers to wrestling with the bugbear of […]

What’s Happening?: September 2017

Mon, 2017-09-04 09:38
  As the first full month of the semester begins, it is time to start making room in your schedule for all of the great events Lehigh has to offer. From mindfulness and reading groups to an assortment of fabulous lectures, there is much that’s worthy of a place on your calendar. Monday, September 4 […]

Two and a Half Minutes to Midnight

Sun, 2017-08-27 21:22
The editors of Drown Unbound welcome back all returning members of our community and bid a special welcome to the department’s new graduate students. While we hope that everyone enjoys a productive and positive 2017-18 academic year, we would feel remiss were we not to acknowledge the utterly grave historical moment in which we find […]

Get Caffeinated, Get Hype

Fri, 2017-08-04 17:04
by Sam Sorensen & Katie Hurlock Environment can be the most influential factor in your productivity level; leave your apartment and be a functioning person in the real world, but comfortably so! It also holds you accountable–you feel like you cannot squander away time on Facebook or what have you because you want to look […]

Dr. Who? Dr. You!: Career Advice for the Professional Humanist

Thu, 2017-06-01 12:18
I recently had the opportunity to attend Dr. Who?: A Careers Conference for Professional Humanists at Binghamton University. I want to share what I learned there to help other graduate students think about their career prospects in a more expansive and positive way. I am a Ph.D. candidate who will be applying for academic jobs […]
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