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  • Briefing April 30 April 30, 2020
    PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT LAST DAY to request a W (withdrawal) or I (incomplete) is TODAY (April 30) I’m happy to grant you either, and work out a plan with you for an Incomplete. For an Incomplete, you are asked to Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 29 (Wed.) April 29, 2020
    Good morning, historians of East Asia! Writing tip! I hope the writing is going smoothly! If it isn’t, here is an important task you should check in your assignments for my courses (and for other courses, too), that will get Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 28 (Tue) April 28, 2020
    Good morning, historians of East Asia! You should all be well on your way with final projects and sprucing up blogposts and what not. I also know you have a ton of other assignments for other classes, so I am Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 27 (Mon.) April 27, 2020
    via GIPHY Last week of the semester! HST107: Check if the chapters are available for peer review, and check if everything you need for your portfolio is available on your blog. Make a plan to ride out the rest of Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 24 (Fri.) April 24, 2020
    Good morning, historians of East Asia! Do you procrastinate? You’re not alone! While I am tempted by perfecting the art of productive procrastination (putting off one thing by doing another that also needs to be done), I think it is Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 23 (Thu.) April 23, 2020
    Good morning, historians of East Asia! Hang in there, we’re almost through with this semester! Remember to reach out if you need support! I followed my own good advice earlier this week, and I feel a ton better for knowing Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 22 (Wed.) April 22, 2020
    Good morning, historians of East Asia! Today I want to offer you a simple writing tip that will make your writing accessible in one (maybe two) easy step(s): add dates for dynasties, time periods, people you mention. Why? Even a Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 21 (Tue) April 21, 2020
    Good morning historians of East Asia! I haven’t got much special to share with you, other than reminding you that college’s services to support your academic work remain available remotely. Writing Center: online appointments available, from brainstorming to proofreading and Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 20 (Mon.) April 20, 2020
    Good morning, historians of East Asia! The final weeks of the semester are crunch-time, so I hope to un-crunch a few things and create more breathing space. But if you’re eager for new content and want to meet up with Continue Reading ...
  • Briefing April 17 (Fri.) April 17, 2020
    Good morning, historians of East Asia! Based on what I see on the check-in whiteboards at the start of sessions, and because this aligns with my own experience at the moment, I can safely conclude we’re really in the deepest Continue Reading ...