On Engaging with a New City Before I came to Shanghai, I didn’t know I was going to come to Shanghai. I didn’t dream about Shanghai as a child. I didn’t plan to move to China. But somewhere a few minutes into my graduate program in English Literature I learned […]


Signpost in Quyang Park
Or, Why I’m going to be 300% nicer to international students and faculty for the Rest of my Life So, yesterday was the first day of teaching at Shanghai International Studies University. I teach only on Wednesdays, which is something of a blessing, in that the campus where I teach […]

Settling In