circles of hell

16 February 2011 at 18:33 Leave a comment

In the end, it was a bit of both. The first presentation of the first day was basically my nightmare scenario: an extremely abstract and tortuously academic paper delivered at such a breakneck pace that I had a hard time understanding it let alone interpreting it in real time. As I hunched over the microphone and listened to sentences slip by one after the other without being able to articulate a single coherent sentence myself, all I could think was, “I. Am. In. Hell.”

Jessica, WordRidden.

It gets less scary…but still makes my palms sweat.

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What I’ve been reading:

  • James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. (London, 14 King William Street, Strand: William P. Nimmo, 1876). 3 years ago
  • Marsilio Ficino, Letters of Marsilio Ficino, v. 3, trans. Language Dept. School of Economic Science, London (New York: Gingko Press, 1985). 4 years ago
  • Italo Calvino, Six Memos for the Next Millennium (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988). 4 years ago
  • Stephanie Kallos, Broken for You (New York: Grove Press, 2004). 4 years ago
  • Marsilio Ficino, Letters of Marsilio Ficino, v. 2, trans. Language Dept. School of Economic Science, London (New York: Gingko Press, 1985) 4 years ago

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I am a misanthrope. No one ever believes me, but this seems to prove my point.

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