Tag Archives: Election 2016

Critical Thinking & Source Evaluation: It’s Sexier Than You Might Think!

First, let me say that it has been a real struggle this semester, and I have pushed blogging way down my “next actions” list. I should be committing to write here much more, and I intend to get back on … Continue reading

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Blogging Break

I’m finding that this semester is a bit overwhelming right now. My class meetings and work load have shifted¬†only slightly, and yet it appears to have upended my normal routines and scholarly output. I also must confess to being MUCH … Continue reading

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Conference Con 2016!

Apologies for no post last week–my work load got a bit overwhelming and then the election sort of deflated me for a few days. Then, I had to head off the the 2016 convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association … Continue reading

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Election 2016 in Black & White

A funny thing has happened during this tumultuous dumpster fire of a United States election season: Black poets are getting play from the Republicans. That’s right, the Tump side of the Presidential race has been highlighting the work of a … Continue reading

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Intersectionality Required

You may have seen this editorial cartoon making the rounds after Hillary Clinton’s historic nomination last week:¬†2016 cartoon by Kevin Necessary, Scripps Media. It features three panels, one with a white boy, one with a black boy, and one with … Continue reading

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Truthiness & Consequences

Chances are that you’ve heard something about First Lady candidate Melania Trump and her oopsie of a speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention. It already has a nice Wikipedia entry: Melania Trump speech plagiarism controversy. There was much discussion … Continue reading

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