Research Hacks #10: How to present a smart, well-crafted argument

You are writing an essay, journal article, book or thesis chapter and…

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Research Hacks #9: “It’s not as simple as that”

In this post I want to share a great way of building…

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Research hacks #8: How to know when “good enough” is good enough in acacemic writing

It is a given that in academia you don’t have enough time…

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Research hacks #7: Read everything, but not in the same way

If one thing is non-negotiable about academic research in the arts and…

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Research Hacks # 6: Capture every important thought you have, even on the go

I forget which episode it is, but in season 3 of The…

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Explaining Derrida with Diagrams 2: Messianicity without messianism

In a previous post I introduced the very idea of Diagramming Derrida before…

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Guest Post: Sylvia Plath, Paul Ricoeur and the language of madness

Sylvia Plath’s first and only novel The Bell Jar was published under…

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Research Hacks # 5: Microsoft Word macros for academics

One of the sweetest time-savers I have discovered over my years as…

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Explaining Derrida with Diagrams 1: Différance

I’m writing a little book on Derrida which is intended to be…

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Research Hacks #4: One important question to increase the focus of your academic research

Strange as it may sound, it is easy to drift along in…

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