As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, as one does on a cold and windy night, I came across this interesting event for Concordia Write Nights. These events are a chance for writers of any sort to gather and write in atypical locations. Their next event is on April 7th from 2-5pm at the… Read More (Write) Night at the Museum
This question has been haunting me for the past six months. I may have already told you this, but I am a graduate student in French literature at McGill. I am doing my dissertation in both research (30 pages) and creative writing (70 pages). For the past six months, I have been struggling with –… Read More How to be creative in an academic environment?
Tuesday’s Globe and Mail ran an article on Yale law professor Amy Chua, who just published a book entitled Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Penguin Press 2011). The article, “Confessions of a Tiger Mom: Why Chinese parenting is best”, focuses mostly on the sometimes extreme parenting style Chua advocates in her book, which is… Read More Education, creativity and the “mining of minds”