To do list for defence
What I have to do now:
Write a press release. University photographer: make appointment, go.
- Write a summary in English for Dissertation Abstracts International.
Get an ISBN number(ISBN: 82-497-0183-6). Make sure the dissertation is registered in BIBSYS. Have 40 copies made and delivered to the library( ring printers, send PDF, decide how many extra copies, check first copy, have the rest delivered). Decide who to invite to the dinner. Some people are mandatory, some tactically wise to invite, many I just want to be there. See how much work my friends and mum are really willing to do for the party. Make and send invitations. Think about what kind of food to serve. Ring chef.
- Buy drinks.
Hand in library books, pay fines so account is unfrozen. Order copy of Searles from library, pick it up. Read. Read dissertation.
- Think out answers to each of Points of Criticism.
See if groovy green-striped suit still fits. If not, find something else to wear for defence. (It fits!)
- Prepare twenty minute presentation of dissertation for start of defence.
Figure out who cleans up after the dinner(included in rent, I think).
- Write trial lecture –
topic given to me on November 10.
That’s all I can think of for now. Seems like enough, don’t you think?
Oh, there are all the other things too of course. Parent,
teach, three bits of writing to finish up before November.