Writing Courageously: Writing Retreat at the Land of Medicine Buddha

In March 2011 Updates on December 5, 2019 at 2:05 pm

From Friday, December 6 – Sunday, December 8, Thaïs is excited to attend an all-inclusive writing retreat for advanced graduate students at the University of California, Santa Cruz. This retreat is located in the Soquel Mountains at the Land of Medicine Buddha Retreat Center.

After a workshop with scholar-activist Professor Francesca Royster on Friday afternoon, Thaïs will spend the weekend focusing on her new short story collection and novel.

Writing Residency à l’hôtel Sainte Valière

In March 2011 Updates on June 3, 2019 at 2:15 pm

From July 7-14, 2019, Thaïs is excited to attend a writing residency at the Hôtel Sainte Valière, located near Narbonne in the south of France, to work on her new short story collection and novel.

Mapping Victorian Empires, Cultures, Identities

In March 2011 Updates on April 14, 2019 at 4:37 pm

Mapping Victorian Empires, Cultures, Identities, a four-day conference from May 13-16, 2019, explores mapping across a range of themes and cultural practices. This conference is co-hosted by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Haifa, in collaboration with the University of California Dickens Project.

On Thursday, May 16 at 9:15am, Thaïs will be presenting original academic research on “Text and Territory: Reinterpreting History and Western Expansion in E. L. Doctorow’s Welcome to Hard Times” on the “Looking Back at the Victorians” panel.

Victorian Mapping