Here is a random article. Notice how much history and political science this professor knows. Too many allegedly “interdisciplinary” people merely repeat clichés and have not two (or more) disciplines but none. It has been said that since I am interested in law and justice related issues I should merely begin writing about them. But … More More on interdisciplinarity
Student has gone on summer vacation to meet Mexico City. He is staying in an Air B and B. Student to Professor Zero, by e-mail: There is a towel on the toaster and on the coffeemaker in this apartment. Does this mean I am not to use them? I was hoping to have toast and … More Things you have to know as a Spanish professor
“Crítica parasitaria, crítica autónoma. La primera prolonga de algún modo la noción pragmático-burguesa del arte, que en su versión más radical lo considera un artículo accesorio y complementario, valioso como fuente de disfrute y como adorno para el salón o la conversación “culta”. En esta perspectiva, la crítica es otra modalidad de esta conversación “culta”, … More Nelson Osorio
I feel better. It has to do with staying up as late as I want to and getting up as late, always working out, and having the right food. But mostly it has to do with remembering one is a person with rights. But I am looking at some curriculum vitae that list activities I … More Wir gehen weiter
I was happy Monday, and not bored. I am just so used to going into a dissociative state to avoid pain or possible pain, and it is a hard habit to break. Today I seem to be happy again and it has to do with having an interesting collaboration at work. How to escape all … More L’été, encore
1. Now it is summer. I am still trying to relearn the self-care I renounced for Reeducation. I am trying to do this every day. I am also noticing how much more relaxing reading is than watching film, and how much more restful actual books are than anything one can read on a device. 2. Self-care … More L’été, ou l’appétit vient en mangeant
It has been beautiful. The Atchafalaya River has green trees in blue water, Lake Pontchartrain is piercing blue, and the weather has been so good, most days–dry sunlight and water. #OccupyHE Axé.
So I am ready, and going en ville, and I am awake. Maringouin feels tomblike and I feel apologetic about noticing this. So many desire it and cannot wait to get home. I, too, am grateful for it after visiting yet more desolate places but the fact remains that for me, arrival here is like … More Et asteur
Am I interested in what I am doing, or not? I needed this as a starter job. Raised with the idea that I would be incompetent for everything, including jobs like receptionist and shop girl, I chose something I definitely knew I could do. My idea was that if I could make tenure at a good … More Est-ce que je suis intéressée?