I really MUST study the Louisiana-Caribbean connection in greater detail — there’s a 19th century novel called Macandal, and Séjour has a short story, Le Mulâtre, about paternity as well as a play about Jewishness and limpieza de sangre. In police news, consider the story of Fred Hampton, some damning evidence on the FBI, and … More French Louisiana, and the police
This is an important little piece to read. And I want this book Global Raciality, but not at its price. I wish we had a library, and that it kept up with things. They have it at LSU-S and I should get it by interlibrary loan. And finally, I have always admired this article on … More Reading stories like an underdog
I will use Interlibrary loan and get this book. I don’t want to spend almost $40 to buy it used. The nearest copy is in Texas, 208 miles away. But it should be in all libraries, including at least two in this state. I will do it tomorrow. I don’t like interlibrary loan because first … More La imaginación histórica y el romance nacional en Hispanoamérica
Here’s a good list of things people undertaking research, need and should do: 1. have knowledge of what a research question is; 2. have basic subject knowledge in a chosen topic area, e.g., its major research questions; 3. develop a capacity for being interested in questions where the answer is nonobvious; 4. have the ability to … More Undergraduate and other research
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’ll get into really good shape and have a camera. Things I know I don’t own are a tent and a mat. Things I now realize I should own are a hat and more of the right kinds of hiking pants and shirts. And bento boxes. And poles. I am not going to acquire all … More La montagne
Sufficient for 5 to 7 pounds of beef: 1/3 cup soy sauce, 1/3 cup rice wine or Mirim (can be found in Korean groceries, usually in the same aisle as vinegar and soy sauce), 1/3 cup honey, maple syrup or sweetener of choice (I use 1/4 cup turbinado sugar), one medium onion, a large handful … More Marinade for Korean steak
Here is one of my favorite pieces on the Ronell case, and here is the other. Both writers are far better deconstructors and are tackling a far more difficult topic than are Ronell and Butler chatting on a line from Aretha Franklin. On her scholarship, I like this piece by Martin Jay. The MLA wrote … More Academic advice
I learned that the national domestic violence hotline is the best one, and the New Orleans family justice center is the best place. I learned about this book, Why does he do that, that is the most serious one I have seen. Most importantly, I learned about Creative Interventions. Axé.
This is his current blog, and I think we should invite him. Axé.