In the office, I will find the notes on the transnational illumination I had the other day. In the meantime, here we have Vilashini Cooppan in a very old (2000) article on the transnational study of race and nation, in this book. I had kept it, should I still? is the question. It is part … More Transnational
The Ring of Words, the introduction and the section on Spain. Jarchas, are there good recordings? Cid, Libro de Buen Amor, Romancero, what recordings are there? Songs in Lope; recordings of Góngora and Quevedo Are there recordings of 18th/19th century uses of song in poetry? Rosalía de Castro, décimas de todas las edades García Lorca, … More A course on poetry sung
8- Luxury 7- Water 6- Serious Baltic sauna 5- Uncluttering the mind 4 – Grounding object 3 – Deep breathing 2 – Concentrating on pleasant sensations 1 – Experiencing the end of sensory experiences While doing these things you follow a Mediterranean diet and make your bed every morning. Axé.
I was going to do 20th and 21st centuries only, although my colleague thinks I could give snippets of things like the Periquillo sarniento. I’m not convinced and I have now come upon ISP’s dissertation, which turns out to have covered 1917 to 2000. It resembles my idea in some ways. My list had: [Azuela … More A course on Mexican literature
Here is a very good article critiquing contact theory. Here is Martí on New York. Here is Posternak. Lagniappe: Here is a book on Lorca I should get from ILL. Here is a review of it. In my paper: Sommer is heavily under the influence of happy mestizaje theory (which has the flaws of contact … More That darned presentation, again
As lagniappe, let’s look at the MLA 2007 report on FL curricula. Students say: less is more. If we all watched the same series, we could all talk about it and change groups. The films are too much in conjunction with the series. And we may need more structured grammar review. More to come on … More That class
1. Amendments to Constitution, per letter from B.T. (Post restructuring — to fit with idea of sections, address relationship between chapters including national chapter, conference, and section.) 2. Discussion of what Conference can do. (Powers of conference, why we need a functioning one.) One is make sure all chapters, and ideally Senates, try to get … More Agenda for that January meeting
We’ve now sent two people to the Institute who, rather than gain knowledge, inspiration and skills, came back disillusioned about governance; credentialed a delegate to the national meeting (and given financial support to him for travel) who has been dismissed from his university and will thus not continue as a strong member of the organization; … More Pouf