Tarot

Words to look up are Menenghello and Minchiate Etruria, a Tarot I think I would really like. I will do this while I get in touch about the blinds and my car key. I am also going to investigate Scenes of Subjection. AND consider it for my other essay. There are more books to investigate, … More Tarot

Estoy enojada

Mail not sent I Dices: “No tengo prisa ni ganas de publicar el libro, tal como lo tienes, porque no es mejor que [mi último libro].” ¿Por qué, entonces, pediste la revisión de tu traducción, para una editorial? ¿Sobre todo si estabas todavía escribiendo el libro, añadiéndole cosas? Mail not sent II Un aspecto extraño … More Estoy enojada

On Foucault

I must remember my lunchtime insight on Foucault, and write about it. His message is that you have lost, and you can analyze this but resistance is futile. I thought it as a freshman, reading him in the French Library as person upon person renounced militancy, and I am thinking it again. The other point … More On Foucault

Point Reyes Farmstead

It is too expensive and self-indulgent for me to buy as a grocery, but the Point Reyes Farmstead needs support during COVID and is very good. I’m interested in the Quinta cheese and I am thinking of it for a birthday present in March. Axé.

Les livres

Is Liddell’s Constantinople and Istanbul insufferably Orientalist? Why do both he and Pamuk say Istanbul is so mournful? It doesn’t seem so to me, although I have not seen it, and I wonder what Said would think. This Nation book review indicates that in After Said I should read Lauren Goodlad’s piece on worlding 19th … More Les livres

Pour développer

Workplace harassment. It is has not been clear to me what the correct interpretation of a certain situation is. a. Time to draw a REALLY firm line. b. No, that has already been done long since and many times, this is actual harassment, it is time to start documenting. c. No, it’s not harassment, it’s … More Pour développer