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

Warning: contains elephants in rooms.



Annual review

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It’s that time of year when I struggle. I’m a failure, I fear failing others (or rather, being a failure to them), and while I’m a tardy disaster at the best of times I become a disastrous tardigrader. (more…)

Work in progress: rereading / #medievaltwitter #seriousacademic kindness


It may be a symptom of midlife crisis. Perhaps I should worry. On the other hand, there’s already plenty to worry about without adding any artificial worries to one’s burden.

I’ve been thinking about the past.  (more…)