1. Christof’s application. 2. Annual meeting delegate forms. 3. Newsletter corrections and mailout. 4. Election and credentialing for ASC delegates. Axé.
I have always chafed in my role in it because of the way I was pressed by bossy and officious faculty, and the national leadership is the same. The state conference demanded I bring a fancy speaker here last fall, and the one who had most insisted upon this then objected to my being reimbursed … More This professional organization and me
I am recycling my photocopy of this collection of short stories, which I never read because it was a bad photocopy. The actual book is in libraries, and Amir Hamed is a good writer. Teresa Basile has a 2017 article on Amir’s Artigas Blues Band, and more has surely come out by now. (This is … More La sombra de la paloma
There are so many teaching guides on this, the students love the film, and you can have them read part of the book. I think I will start using all of this in a systematic way although it is not my personal favorite. They can learn to map the story, summarize, do a character sketch, … More Diarios de motocicleta
These are books I would like to see, but they are too expensive for what they are even on my grant money. Cuba and the new origenismo. But wait — it is on JSTOR! Trafficking knowledge in early twentieth century Spain. It is on JSTOR too! Axé.
I was quite taken with this artist, some of whose work we saw last summer in Baltimore. Axé.
I had this poem idea a long time ago and I really think I should write it. Driver’s assistant is a very active job. Part of it involves shouting directions. This is the skeleton beat of the poem-song. Centro, centro Sube sube sube sube VAMOS (entra entra) BAJA baja baja baja VAMOS Avenida Avenida BAJA … More Song of a driver’s assistant in a Peruvian kombi
I read at the New Orleans Poetry Festival, from our translation manuscript (a revised version of the first of these poems, and some others). People liked them and thought the book has a future. I met, and got to talk to and hang out with Salgado Maranhão, his translator Alexis Levitin, the Poet in New … More Le succès
I am going to California soon, but already need to buy a second flight, for the following trip. What I will do during THIS trip is order all of the books I can, for both grants, and find out how to use the university grant — and if I need a university credit card. I … More In California
If you wish me to direct an independent project, please see the AA and fill out the departmental application. Please also read the following and prepare a written application to me. 1/ Independent research is independent research. I will advise and guide you but I will not: – tutor you through a regular course that … More On independent study