Final Annotations!!!

“Listening to Phonocentrism with Deaf Eyes: Derrida’s Mute Philosophy of (Sign) Language” H-Dirksen Bauman Gallaudet University Language, in sign language Sign Language Poetry: “The Light” and a performance art piece, “Unleashed from...

Career Project

Based upon the book Careers in Grant Writing by Caroline S. Reeder, an interview I completed with Ann Ussery-Hall, and what I have learned looking for a position as a grant writer, I present you with a presentation on creating a career as a grant writer....

Career Interview

The second phase in exploring and understanding careers in grant writing led me to Ann Usuary-Hall with the Center for Disease Control.  Once a grant writer, Ms. Usuary-Hall now reviews grant applications submitted to the CDC.  Below is the transcript from the interview:   What is the title of your position? Public Health Analyst What are the day-to-day responsibilities involved with grant writing? In my current position I do not write grants, but I review grant applications that others have written and submitted. This often involves reviewing and grading dozens of applications for a single grant, and making funding decisions based on that review. In previous positions I searched funding opportunities and wrote grant applications. What are the required or preferred qualifications for a grant writer, in terms of education, experience, and aptitude? While studying grant writing isn’t a requirement for being a successful writer, it is helpful. Beyond being good writers, grant writers must also be well-organized, persistent, and resilient. What are the pros (salary, travel, quality of life, etc.) and cons (salary, travel, quality of life, etc.) of being a grant writer? Pros: Grant writers often work for themselves, so they can set their own hours and work as needed. They also become subject matter experts at whatever topic required for the application (healthcare, education, etc.). Cons: It can be discouraging to write excellent applications that, for whatever reason, are not funded. It is also extremely busy and time consuming when applications are due. What are the long-term opportunities available to someone pursuing a career in grant writing? Being an experienced, successful grant writer is an excellent...

Sonic Annotations 4/12

Gustavaus Stadler, “On Whiteness and Sound Studies,” on Sound Studies Blog, http://soundstudiesblog.com/2015/07/06/on-whiteness-and-sound-studies/ _____________________________________________________________ “Teeth Chatter” by dobroride via SoundBible and Creative Commons. http://sites.gsu.edu/mjohnson215/files/2016/04/Teeth-Chatter-SoundBible.com-504124324-umsn0p.mp3 _____________________________________________________________   I’ll Take You There:  “Someday We’ll All Be Free: 100 Hours Of Soulful Protest Music,”  npr.org/NPRandB _____________________________________________________________ “we must understand the interconnected nature of systems of oppression” by Elizabeth Veldon via Creative Commons and the Free Music Archive...

“Rhetoric’s Other” Annotations

Sonic annotations of Lisbeth Lipari’s “Rhetoric’s Other: Levinas, Listening, and the Ethical Response” http://sites.gsu.edu/mjohnson215/files/2016/04/Can-You-Hear-Me-Now-SoundBible.com-1714117681-15gqlkd.mp3 Interesting difference between hearing and listening… “Can you hear me now?” unknown artist, via Creative Commons and SoundBible.com _____________________________________________________________________   http://sites.gsu.edu/mjohnson215/files/2016/04/Sergey_Cheremisinov_-_02_-_Crystal_Echoes-18ogkhg.mp3 “…language reverberates with the echoes of every utterance ever spoken” (238) “Crystal Echoes” from Sea and Night by Sergey Cheremisinov, via Creative Commons and the Free Music Archive. _____________________________________________________________________ Only Human, “Listen Up! Day 1: Face-to-Face” from WNYC...
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