On Thanksgiving and giving thanks for women’s art (part 3 of 3)

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Alas, there may be more to it, and a darker side. (more…)

On Thanksgiving and giving thanks for women’s art (part 2 of 3)

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The plot thickens… (more…)

On Thanksgiving and giving thanks for women’s art (part 1 of 3)

A week before a High Holy Day for our neighbours south of the border, this happened:

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So…

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Well, here is some of what happened next. (more…)

next post: on Thanksgiving and giving thanks for women’s art

(in three parts)

Abstract and synopsis:  (more…)

the tale of the squirrel

It all started innocently enough:

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the fable of the egg

105A3E8C-CE5F-4EE8-8255-C74D4F504A0AOnce upon a time, one Sunday morning in October, some medievaltwitterers congregated to converse about the Chicken and Egg problem.

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Medieval conversation about chickens, eggs, problems (the creative kind), and other non-chicken creatures

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it’s that time of year again

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a very short fable about medievalism, #medievaltwitter, and teaching

(February 2016 – August 2017)

Medievalists struggle with popular misconceptions. This, for example:AF79CBCA-C7F6-4B7F-97D5-7963BC14AF90

And these, which are not Medieval but Early Modern:

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From Charles McNamara, “In the Image of God: John Comenius and the First Children’s Picture Book,” in the Public Domain Review; on Comenius’s “Orbis Sensualium Pictus (or The World of Things Obvious to the Senses drawn in Pictures),” 1658.

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coming up next / progress updates

 

(not a Hallowe’en costume)

On textbooks, midterm blues, and other truths of social justice

Warning: contains elephants in rooms.

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