It must be a holdover from years and years of having a wide-open “summer vacation”, but when April rolls around each year I still get the feeling that I’ll somehow have SO MUCH more free time once the semester is over. And I immediately get started filling it with projects and trips and goals, of […]
I often reminisce about my first three years of grad school, when I was taking classes and had “all that time” to read. Here’s a reality check, in the form of an infographic. I’m exhausted just reading it.
A friend posted this humorous take on the Superbowl to Facebook this morning, which introduced me to this nifty series Slate is doing. The idea is to write about current events in the US as if they had happened/ were happening in a foreign country– using the tropes and language that the US media often uses […]
I just read a for-fun book that played with gender Ursula K. Le Guin-style (it’s okay to talk about her on an anthro blog, because she’s the daughter of an anthropologist, and is even participating in a multidisciplinary conference organized by an anthropologist. Right? Right.). Le Guin uses all male pronouns in The Left Hand of […]