Oh he’s a literary theorist – Bakhtin – but he’s become more relevant now in interdisciplinary research. It’s good to ad him from the secondary ources first, meaning, other scholars looking at him, and then going to his original works online that have been translated in English.
Good to hear you design instructional materials. When I said creative work, I was referring to teaching and research on one side and doing exhibits and creative writing on the other side. By the way, I’m now in Toronto. My work as university professor in Manila ends on October. That’s a lot of time to do new things. I finished my PhD last April 2010.