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What is an “American” Horror Story?

I’m getting wrapped up in American Horror Story, which is four episodes into its first television season—and not only because I’m trying to figure out if some characters are ghosts, flesh-and-blood individuals, or imaginary projections visible to certain people. As

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Posted in Cultural Phenomena, Fiction, General literature, Visual Media

Blog Lab: My November Academic Writing Challenge – #AcBoWriMo

What is AcBoWriMo? Inspired by some PhD students, professors, and writers that I connect with through twitter (my “tweeps,” for those of you in the know), I’m participating in AcBoWriMo: Academic Book Writing Month. Promoted by, AcBoWriMo is modeled

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Posted in Blog Lab, Cultural Phenomena, Everything in Between, Life of the Mind
Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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