If you have to teach grammar, here is how you peg concepts to popular song lyrics. They have already figured out which song works best for what. Axé.
They will send me a desk copy! Axé.
…at the library, Literary Bondage and those back pages of Poets & Writers, where they list bilingual presses. There is another book that turned out to be there and that I wanted to get, and I have lost my piece of paper. C’était quoi? Something tempting and new that I was going to order from … More Ne pas oublier
An antidote to the professor watch list. Axé.
This study explores the history of academic freedom in America through the focus of three interpretive models–the Gentleman Scientist Model, the Liberty Model, and the Professional Model–to show how the concept evolved over the past century. It examines violations of academic freedom, AAUP statements, and debates about the meaning of academic freedom to show how … More On academic freedom
Well, for one thing, if we are to have a state-wide organizing campaign I think it should be about tuition and its relationship to state disinvestment in higher education. Here is why. State disinvestment is the inciting incident for this phenomenon. We can and should be critical of some of the institutional responses to that … More Quoi faire
Most people I know either ignore online teaching because of the problems and the hype, and being tired of staring into screens already. Others are so gung-ho about it that they ignore the problems. One problem, I have discovered, in a neighboring R-1 is that this firm, Academic Partnerships, that runs their platform, also gets … More Academic Partnerships, the company
Giroux on Facebook today: Fascist regimes wage a war against societies with strong social bonds and in doing so turn people against all notions of the public good, compassion, the government, working people, and the mesh of democratically inspired social relations. Instead of dignity, collective rights, social provisions, and a celebration of the public imagination, … More L’université, la lutte
A Kindle Paperwhite. Jonathan Mayhew’s new Lorca book. I am also considering getting this book via Interlibrary Loan, an entity I keep forgetting. I will order it through ILL and hope they do not make me read it as an e-book. I could also just buy it. Book = $105. Kindle plus e-version, on the … More Things I am considering buying
The intellectual and the state: modernismo and transculturation from below. Beasley-Murray. And there is all this interesting work on the Amazon, and the Peruvian avant-garde, and Zevallos-Aguilar has written so much, and I am spread too thin. (I am going through files, as you can see.) And Steven White’s article on Afro-Brazilian poetry is on … More And more fascinating files