I am experiencing a substantial amount of writing anxiety this summer. Even if I know what I am trying to say, I am having a really hard time forming substantial sentences. I feel so much pressure to succeed right now. And I know that pressure can be a good thing, and pressure can make diamonds. … Continue reading Writing Anxiety
The following is the first "real" paper I wrote in graduate school. My professor said... "Nice Work." Needless to say, I'm proud of it! How does one analyze a competitive jazz dance, a traditional Hawaiian hula, and street performance of Chicago footwork under one definition? Determining the lens through which I analyze movement was no … Continue reading Defining Choreographic Analysis
When reflecting on my first few weeks of graduate school, I keep using the analogy of swimming. And even though I'm Black I can swim. I don't really like to get my hair wet, but that's beside the point. Graduate school has caused my brain to do this thing where it constantly explodes and rebuilds itself. … Continue reading Just Keep Swimming!