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Bilingual Assumptions

Last week, I sent my dissertation committee the first draft of a chapter of my baby (aka my dissertation). Milestone passed! Well, actually, they have to approve it first, and then I’ll pass the milestone. And there’s no guarantee that … Continue reading

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Seven Scenes from the Shelter

It is 6:30am, and the dishwasher is broken. Someone from a previous shift left a note on the door of the machine that said, “The bottom rack is missing its wheels, so we used knives to prop it up as … Continue reading

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Transience

The other day, a friend of mine who is from New York made a comment that I had trouble parsing, because I couldn’t tell if it was facetious or sincere. As part of an exposition on the myriad cultural differences between … Continue reading

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