It is seven and I have just gotten home. I ate Ak-Mak and hummus, which I had stored for this occasion since, due to renovations in the kitchen, I cannot cook. I made a salad and I am drinking a glass of wine. I have just realized I am missing one of the films in … More On Special Students
The H.D. Book is at its core a polemic–elevating the female and the nonconformist and the heterodox against the institutions of men. One of these institutions was literature. Axé.
1910, from Fr. sabotage, from saboter “to sabotage, bungle,” lit. “walk noisily,” from sabot “wooden shoe” (13c.), altered (by association with O. Fr. bot “boot”) from M. Fr. savate “old shoe,” from an unidentified source that also produced similar words in O. Prov., Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Basque. In French, the sense of “deliberately … More sabotage (n.)
I have come across a possible solution to all my accent mark problems. AX. Free, open source, works anywhere; it is working for me in three programs so far. Axé.
1. The wireless card on the Toshiba Satellite L645D does not seem to be very good. 2. I continue to miss WordPerfect 5.1 and 5.2 for DOS. These current word processors all have irritating automatic features that keep turning themselves on even after I turn them off. And I really liked that reveal codes function. … More A Side Question
1. On the idea that what is professional and also healthy is to act in individualistic, self protective ways: to what economic and other models does this supposition correspond? 2. It appears to me to be neither healthy nor supportive of the profession. 3. I say that, of course, because I’m a union man and … More Notes and Fragments (On Capitalism and Gender, Perhaps)
1. [One speaker was] Brett Bowles, a French professor at SUNY Albany. . . . Bowles urged everyone in the audience to be proactive and aware of what’s going on in their universities and to make alliances across disciplinary boundaries. He encouraged larger humanities departments like English and History to stand up for the smaller majors … More From Historiann, with Emphasis Added