Posts tagged "this will be my thesis tag"
Susan MacDonald invited me to her house next month to look through her private collection of the MacDonald family photographs and correspondence.
I’m going to be there all day. That means meals at her house.
J.E.H. MacDonald photographs I’ve never seen before.
Talking to my thesis supervisor about J.E.H. MacDonald on Monday.
MacDonald and I are going to become very good friends over the next year and a half.
Just reblogging this from March 2012, because it’s been a year and seven months since that post and now I’m talking to another thesis supervisor about J.E.H. MacDonald on Monday.
And that projected year and a half of J.E.H. MacDonald is looking more like six more years.
"Thank you for considering applying to Carleton University’s Doctor of Philosophy: Canadian Studies program."
I’ve doomed myself.
I hate when I have to tackle like three topics at once in a proposal introduction and my brain just won’t see it all as a cohesive piece and I’m like, whyyy…
"Describe Lewis Smith in a few words," King writes in the margin of my proposal.
Talented, adorable, Jim’s Lew Lew…
Time to write thesis proposal draft #3.
Thesis proposal draft #2, completed and submitted.
James King and I sitting around trying to remember the minutiae of Tom Thomson’s life.
HOW IS JAMES KING MY THESIS SUPERVISOR WHAT IS HAPPENING. HOW IS A DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR WITH A GOVERNOR GENERAL’S LITERARY AWARD NOMINATION SUPERVISING MY THESIS? THE AUTHOR OF THE FIRST AND ONLY LAWREN HARRIS BIOGRAPHY. I CAN’T YOU GUYS.
I made a word cloud of the introduction of my thesis proposal. By the time this proposal is done THOMSON won’t be so big, I promise. JOAN will tower over the entire cloud.
ALL HAIL THE MIGHTY JOAN CLOUD.
"Tom Thomson and I have got married and we cook and share our meals together, giving half and half."
Franklin Carmichael, in a letter to his fiance in 1915 yes this is relevant to my thesis thank you very much.
"We need to say ahead of the game," James King says. The downside of choosing a supervisor as excited as you are is that your supervisor will be as excited as you are, and that will reflect in how soon he wants to see new material.
But there aren’t many downsides to having a supervisor as excited as you are.