article progress

This week while fussing with CV and other job application materials, I decided on a title for the article I’m distilling out of my dissertation: Functional Analysis in the Classroom. I really like it, but now I’m afraid I’ll have to go back through and change large chunks of example explanations to fit the title/intro…

Bach Chaconne analysis

*An excerpt from the dissertation History, Implementation, and Pedagogical Implications of an Updated System of Functional Analysis* The following examples from the class during winter 2014, Examples 4.1 and 4.2, show how Functional Analysis helps lead to better phrase and motivic understanding. These two versions of a harmonic analysis of the Bach Chaconne from the…

post graduation plans

Graduation was 4 months ago now, and I’ve had enough of a break since finishing my dissertation that I’m starting to look at jobs and publications. After talking with my advisor, I’m trying to figure out a way to make my dissertation into a more manageable writing sample or possibly publishable as a smaller article.…