Alas, there may be more to it, and a darker side. (more…)
The plot thickens… (more…)
A week before a High Holy Day for our neighbours south of the border, this happened:
Well, here is some of what happened next. (more…)
(in three parts)
Abstract and synopsis: (more…)
Reading (and) comics, medievalised: notes from the last—“meta”—week of FREN 336, a class on bande dessinée, in French.
This was a second curious beast of an experimental course this year. Its first half and compulsory readings focused on Belgian comics (and as Belgian cultural expression). The second part, like MDVL301A in the first term this year, was centred on student group presentations. We have all done a lot of extremely sophisticated high-end top-class reading. We’re now into the final week, and Going All-Out Meta.
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…)