C’était quoi?

Kavanaugh and his friends say it doesn’t matter, these things don’t matter, they’re rites of passage for men, and they say this while, in some cases, also defending rights of rapists to prevent their victims from aborting. It’s the whole package that has people disgusted. I do tend to agree that K.’s record, and the … More C’était quoi?

A brief and subjective review of Charlottesville, Virginia

I should have driven further but traffic was thick and it is raining, so I have stopped in Charlottesville. I started out in northern Maryland, driving to Washington, DC where I parked off the national mall and went to the Cézanne exhibit at the National Gallery, which is worthwhile. The gift shop at the National … More A brief and subjective review of Charlottesville, Virginia

Things to do in Florida

Tarpon Springs (near Clearwater) Passe-a-Grille (beach near Tampa) Biloxi’s Balmoral Inn is recommended although I feel one might as well sleep in Florida or New Orleans I want to stay at the Buena Vista Motel in Mexico Beach and the Gibson Inn in Apalachicola. Axé.

Spring equinox

It’s the first day of spring, rebirth, and the equinox, that turning point of the world, and it is beautiful and clear, luminous, springlike in all senses, in a way we rarely get here. I stayed up too late and life’s events and the semester have created turmoil, but I can see the spring so … More Spring equinox

Le vendredi

I am perfectly well, perhaps the best ever, but so introverted. It is possible that other people have these phases as well, when they are on sabbatical. I am not working on teaching, research or service, I am going through my books and creating a more amenable, and also more up to date work environment … More Le vendredi

Noam Chomsky

Here we have a piece on Chomsky to read. Here we have the first month of Hattie‘s blog, November 2005. I started three months later, in February, 2006, and Hattie died in November, 2017. This means we have twelve years of blog posts from Hattie to review, 144 months. This month, this year, every day … More Noam Chomsky

Campus Rebellions and Plantation Politics: Power, Privilege, and the Emancipatory Struggle in Higher Education

Axé. I did not submit to this CFP, but I will be interested in the book. Campus Rebellions and Plantation Politics: Power, Privilege, and the Emancipatory Struggle in Higher Education Editors: Frank Tuitt, University of Denver Bianca C. Williams, CUNY Graduate Center Dian Squire, Iowa State University Saran Stewart, University of the West Indies, Mona … More Campus Rebellions and Plantation Politics: Power, Privilege, and the Emancipatory Struggle in Higher Education