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Fast Take: Revise All the Things

The summertime is supposed to be one of rest, recharging, relaxing, and spending outdoors time with family and friends, or alone–whatever your situation requires. And yet, as academics, we too often find ourselves getting behind, despite the relative lack of … Continue reading

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Even North Korean Students Hate Office Hours

Way back in this post, I discussed my summer reading plans. I have, surprisingly, read three books so far this summer break, including Five Days at Memorial, which was a great read, but chilling and painful at the same time. … Continue reading

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On the Radicalism of A Raisin in the Sun

I’m at the point in the semester where I teach Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun (1959),  the famous play about the Younger family moving from a Black Chicago neighborhood into the all-white Clybourne Park neighborhood. I include this … Continue reading

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On The Nightly Show and Diversity

With all of the talk and arguments over diversity within entertainment, one theme has emerged, time and again: it is incumbent upon the producers, creators, and makers out there to deliberately hire more women and more people of color (POC) … Continue reading

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Fast Take: Hamilton

Everyone is talking about Hamilton and rightly so. I’ve been listening to the cast recording continuously since it came out, and I bet you have, too. It’s endlessly delighting, incredibly moving, and maintains a strong sense of thematic unity throughout … Continue reading

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