Ryan  Burns, phd
December 22, 2012

Goals for 2013

Non-academic Books
- Ulysses, James Joyce
- Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austin
- Hunchback of Notre Dame, Victor Hugo
(I’m already a good way through the previous three, so they should be crossed off pretty quickly)
- Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace
- *Brave New World*, Aldous Huxley
- Harry Potter, JK Rowling
- Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand (Kinda tired of criticizing it without having read it)
- Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
- The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
- Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs
- The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Haruki Murakami
- The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
-Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut

School/Career Accomplishments
- Get at least two more full journal articles accepted (additional to the smaller pieces I already have brewing)
- At least one book review, and one short position statement published
- Get an additional leadership position somewhere (probably the GISS specialty group of the AAG)
- Finish at least one chapter of my dissertation
- Begin submitting job applications

Fun Accomplishments
- Run a French film festival (or film series) in Monterey
- Hike the Pinnacles
- Visit and hike around Big Sur
- Visit and hike around Kings Canyon and Sequoia parks
- Run a marathon

Watch
- Breathless
- Alphaville
- 8 1/2
- The 39 Steps
- Le Samurai
- Man Bites Dog
- 21 Grams
- L’Auberge Espagnol
- Dazed And Confused
- Clerks
- Oldboy
- Dead Man
- Belle Du Jour
- Jiro Dreams of Sushi
- Carlito’s Way
- The Fall

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