Monthly Archives: June 2012

Istanbul Airport

I posted my final grades last night and, effectively, am finished at the University of Prishtina. I still don’t know if there will be a reprise of my Vietnam play or if we’ll be taking it to the upcoming Pudojeva

Istanbul Airport

I posted my final grades last night and, effectively, am finished at the University of Prishtina. I still don’t know if there will be a reprise of my Vietnam play or if we’ll be taking it to the upcoming Pudojeva

Conference Presentation

This afternoon, I gave a workshop entitled “Differentiated Instruction: Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences” for KETNET (Kosovar English Teachers Network). The conference was facilitated by John Harrington and approximately 40 teachers attended my workshop (and survived without air conditioning!). The

Conference Presentation

This afternoon, I gave a workshop entitled “Differentiated Instruction: Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences” for KETNET (Kosovar English Teachers Network). The conference was facilitated by John Harrington and approximately 40 teachers attended my workshop (and survived without air conditioning!). The

Sofia

This week, while awaiting the conclusion of the semester’s finals, my Fulbright colleague Rich Raymond and I took a trip to Sofia, Bulgaria. To avoid possible border issues with Serbia, we went by bus via Skopje, where we spent a

Sofia

This week, while awaiting the conclusion of the semester’s finals, my Fulbright colleague Rich Raymond and I took a trip to Sofia, Bulgaria. To avoid possible border issues with Serbia, we went by bus via Skopje, where we spent a

Month 6 Begins

Today marks the beginning of my sixth and final month in Kosova! Given that my classes have ended and my play has premiered, my last month’s schedule will be a bit different: some events are certain, while others are not.

Month 6 Begins

Today marks the beginning of my sixth and final month in Kosova! Given that my classes have ended and my play has premiered, my last month’s schedule will be a bit different: some events are certain, while others are not.

Parks & Recreation

We are having beautiful weather here in Kosova: dry and warm but not too hot to spend free time outdoors. Fortunately, there are several lovely parks here in Prishtinê enjoyed by both residents and tourists. These parks provide needed venues

Parks & Recreation

We are having beautiful weather here in Kosova: dry and warm but not too hot to spend free time outdoors. Fortunately, there are several lovely parks here in Prishtinê enjoyed by both residents and tourists. These parks provide needed venues

Aesthetics Class

I arrived in Kosova knowing that I would teach a Theory and Criticism class for the senior playwriting students, who are required to take a year-long course in Aesthetics. Taught during a one single semester, my class would have to

Aesthetics Class

I arrived in Kosova knowing that I would teach a Theory and Criticism class for the senior playwriting students, who are required to take a year-long course in Aesthetics. Taught during a one single semester, my class would have to

Peja & Rugova

Today, my Fulbright colleague Rich Raymond and I took a trip to the city of Peja, the home of many of my actors, and the nearby Rugova Canyon, arguably the most beautiful location in Kosova (and the source of the

Peja & Rugova

Today, my Fulbright colleague Rich Raymond and I took a trip to the city of Peja, the home of many of my actors, and the nearby Rugova Canyon, arguably the most beautiful location in Kosova (and the source of the

Thessaloniki

A few notes about my road trips: My Fulbright grant does not cover any of these trips. I pay for everything myself. I notify the Embassy in advance whenever I will be away from Kosova. Since out-of-country trips are not

Thessaloniki

A few notes about my road trips: My Fulbright grant does not cover any of these trips. I pay for everything myself. I notify the Embassy in advance whenever I will be away from Kosova. Since out-of-country trips are not

Media

Part of my Fulbright “mission” here is to share my experiences whenever possible. So far, I’ve had several opportunities to appear on television. In April, I was interviewed for almost 30 minutes on a live, local morning show on 1st

Media

Part of my Fulbright “mission” here is to share my experiences whenever possible. So far, I’ve had several opportunities to appear on television. In April, I was interviewed for almost 30 minutes on a live, local morning show on 1st

This SHqIP Has Sailed

Njerëz Me Shpresa Të Thyera (“Men with Broken Hopes” or “The Vietnam Play,” as I call it) now has premiered and had a reprise. Whether or not there will be other reprises later this summer or year, I don’t know; as

This SHqIP Has Sailed

Njerëz Me Shpresa Të Thyera (“Men with Broken Hopes” or “The Vietnam Play,” as I call it) now has premiered and had a reprise. Whether or not there will be other reprises later this summer or year, I don’t know; as