Archive for September, 2008

Weeks 3-6: I’ve come so far, and have so far to go. It has been a long time since I have been in a position to learn and study this intensely, and it is very enjoyable. I wrote the following screeds over a period of 3 weeks (Weeks 4, 5 & 6 of my PhD) […]

PhD Planning


Yay for the PhD. What with health problems of uncertain magnitude and an uncertain living arrangement, I am so happy to have something else to think about and spend my energies on. It is good to have some certainties. So, in that spirit, here is my plan for the PhD. August-December 2008 * Develop routine […]

What are my current understandings of social movements, before I started reading all the social movement literature? My previous studies on social movements generally focused on several things that I am also interested in pursuing in this case. The things that I find most interesting about social movements are the personal motivations that people have […]