Like Jonathan, I too begin this post with a question: Why contribute to the CHESS blog? As members of a vibrant academic community here at Yale, it’s not as if there’s any shortage of opportunities to express our thoughts. We write papers for seminars, pose questions in workshops, lecture students in classes, and present papers … More Why Contribute?
At the beginning of any venture, I find that it is helpful to ask the question: Why should I start this now? This at any rate will be the question that I hope to answer in this, the opening post of the CHESS blog. The CHESS workshop was created to spur the development of interdepartmental … More Why Start This Now?