Yesterday, I got back from a quick trip to say goodbye to my brother Sasha who is leaving Montreal and to see a piano recital of his there. Tonight, I am moving my things out of Massey College. On May 9th, I will be moving into Morrison Hall for the summer – just a block [...]
During the last few weeks, I feel like I have been experiencing more emotional volatility than usual (and I think I experience more than most people, even at normal times). Mostly, it has taken the form of abrupt downward spikes in mood that last for anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days. [...]
There is still a lot left to do this year: marking, two term papers, and an urgent decision about when to write my Canadian politics comprehensive exam. In a way, it is very helpful to be beyond classes and free to structure time however I prefer. At the same time, the structure from classes can [...]
Photos from the last Massey College high table dinner of the year: Corporation Fellows’ Gaudy 2013. Kindly take note of the ice in the pond.
An extremely preliminary version of the Toronto 350.org divestment brief has been pulled together. Now to work on the second version of my self deception paper (due Tuesday), a new paper on globalization for my Canadian politics core seminar (due Thursday), my forthcoming presentation on the patriation of Canada’s constitution (the 26th), and my two [...]
I am entering the final long run of work for this term. For Toronto350.org, the big thing is the brief we are preparing explaining why the University of Toronto should divest from fossil fuels. For my coursework, I have three major papers to complete. The final paper for my Incomplete Conquests course – which can [...]
My full set of Winter Ball photos is now online. Normally, I pick out the version of each shot that looks best to me and post only that online. This time I included more variants so people can pick whichever they prefer.