My co-host and fellow medievalist Char Rudman and I wrote a post to promote our radio show/ podcast ‘Footnotes’. Read all about it… then maybe have a listen! We’ve got shows on Gardens, Bodies, Translation, Work, Conflict, Sound, Weather, and Water!
We were always the talkers, the thinkers-out-loud, the ones just spilling out what came into our heads in seminars, to the disdain or amusement of our fellow undergraduates. But now as PhD students – teaching classes and attending research seminars – sometimes we restrain ourselves: worried that a half formed musing might be taken as our critical point of view; watching ourselves say ‘Is it this…? Or is it that…? Am I making any sense?’ and feeling unprofessional, that we’ve exposed ourselves as frauds.
Read more on the King’s English blog: footnotes, [alt+cmd+f] 1.a living encyclopedia of research