The instructions: Rub as much of the rust off with steel wool, a fine grade or perhaps one of the 3M Scotch-Brite sanding thingies. I prefer plain steel wool for this job because it cuts better. All you want to do is eliminate the rust. So rub in all directions till most rust is gone. … More De-rusting the speakers
This is the site. Axé.
Today: finish grading, one administrative e-mail. I have decided that what I really need for the next hurricane is a battery for the wireless router, and to locate my battery-operated fans. Saturday: Orchard, TIAA, talk to M.; work on revised syllabi and course websites; work on Moro; work on revised syllabi and course websites again; … More Cette semaine, post-hurricane
Our little book is out. I said this in another post but in the current WordPress skin, the news is below the fold. I wouldn’t have chosen to translate this poet/this book, but I did, and the work changed me. I’m a poet now: all my other translation projects have been academic, but this one … More Amerindios
I am not a jazz person, I am a blues person, so here you go. Axé.
I’ve changed my site look because I realized I just wasn’t visiting the blog. I liked the old look but it had been there a long time. My header image was of a Chinese band in San Francisco and I hope I have not lost it. Right now I have one that is not mine. … More Des nouvelles
Pronouns: I have a gender neutral name for a reason, suckaz, and I resent this question. I am, however, a woman, and I have never doubted it. People who see or know me say she/her. When people don’t see or know me, and assume I may be he/him, I like it. Who doesn’t enjoy changing … More Signature line
So I had cited this piece of his that I was interested in, and I lost the article and now cannot find it, so I am eliminating it, but it was in the context of Kristen Silva Greusz and Rodrigo Lazo, people who have shown “shows how closely imbricated with Spanish America the United States … More Gonzalo Conrado Cabrera Quintero 2018
This evening I did nothing; I could have worked or worked out or washed dishes, or done other useful things, but I was riveted to my chair listening to the radio. First, The Squash Hut. Selected songs by Samuel Scheidt, Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hildebrand, Heinrich Albert, Johann Bach, Andreas Hammerschmidt, Johann Nauwach, Johann Hermann Schein … More Classical music, Königsberg, our ancestor, Gayl Jones, and Sonny Boy Williamson
Academic freedom won’t survive if it is defended merely or mainly as a principle. It survives in and because of a bundle of values and practices—including ways of spending time and the pursuit of knowledge without preidentified end—that undergird the institution. It is crucially important for administrators and faculty alike to understand how the shift … More Academic freedom