One summer, one term (two full-capacity courses, two tutorials each), one grant proposal, five conference/workshop presentations, one book chapter, one co-edited volume, one major personal shift, and one apartment move later–
2018 has been quite the year of adjustment to full-time academic life, the year of unavoidable mistakes, and thus the year of enduring (things and lessons, both). Read more
Here’s a public performance-lecture I delivered at City University of Hong Kong last month, as part of of the Southeast Asia Research Centre’s (SEARC) regular seminar series. Read more
Ouido literally means “by ear”, it means “to hear,” right. So a musician just listens [papakinggan] to it and copies it and then memorises what he hears. Read more
Where to start?
From the very beginning! A very good place to start! chirps Fraulein Maria in my head. Read more
Quotes I think about everyday:
1. A. Schopenhauer: Use ordinary words and say extraordinary things. Read more