Regular readers of the Chronicle are surely familiar with the ongoing discussion about the merits of graduate education both generally and in the humanities more specifically. Whatever your position on the “Go! / Don’t Go!” debate (note: two different links), one thing is clear: more information about …read more
The essay linked to here was originally published in The Heritages of William Carlos Williams: Points of Contact. Edited by Ian D. Copestake, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007. 80-100.
The images above, photographs of the dust jacket of Kora in Hell, are relevant to the contents of the article. Specifically, I discuss the significance of the center “medallion” as Williams called it. It’s a line drawing in ink of an egg cell in the process of fertilization. Images courtesy of Eric White.
Sometime in the fall of 2012, I was asked to contribute a short essay on the future of the English Department for Expositions, an interdisciplinary journal of the humanities published by Villanova University. I probably should have come up with a better title for my piece, something more creative and less pretentious, but there you have it. Other contributors, an addition to the organizer, Janine Utell, include Liana M. Silva-Ford and Richard Hertz. It appears in vol 6, no. 2 (2012) p55-57.
Here’s a PDF of my contribution should it interest you.
While we have written posts about various kinds of classroom disruptions, until now ProfHacker hasn’t covered what to do in the event of a medical emergency in the classroom. How would you deal with a student who has an epileptic seizure in class? What if a student passes out, …read more
This piece was originally published in Music and Literary Modernism—Critical Essays and Comparative Studies. Edited by Robert McParland. New York: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006. 66-86.
I am posting it here in honor of Aaron Swartz. RIP.