Some Thoughts on Creativity

Some #graffiti in #CorkCity provides a good message today for #dayofdh2016 and #uccdigitalis — Donna M. Alexander (@americasstudies) April 8, 2016 I spotted this graffiti art on my way into UCC last Friday morning the 8th of April, DAY of DH 2016. It had been a few weeks since I walked this route, and although … Read more

Starting the First Monograph

I am writing my first book. This means I am returning to my doctoral thesis to pull out the bits that will go towards this new publication (2 of 4 chapters and bits and pieces of the Introduction). I am at that stage where I am see-sawing between joyfully bounding into a project that I … Read more

Why the New Blog?

I started blogging at an early stage in my PhD research. At the time, academic blogging was a divisive topic. I bit my tongue through many a question or remark, such as, “I couldn’t possibly find the time for it” (translation: “You must not be busy enough), “I care too much about my research to … Read more