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Walls and Boundaries: Academics and New Media

In a recent article with the Times Higher Education, journalist Chris Parr gives a thoughtful, respectful treatment on the debates around tweeting at academic conferences. I make a point of … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Marxism, Student Loan Debt, and Alienation of Labor

One of the ideas I’ve been working out on Twitter is a conflict analysis of student loan debt. I’m not sure when the idea originated but I distinctly remember asking … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 3 Comments

Digital Humanities: Egalitarian or Just A New Elite?

That’s the question I posed back during #twittergate. I refuse to stop using that tongue-in-cheek name out of pure, unadulterated spite at this point. The intentional myopia about what was … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Originally posted on Terri Givens:
OK – so I have to comment on Anne-Marie Slaughter’s commentary in today’s Atlantic Magazine called “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All”.  My take…

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chopping It Up on Twitter With Joe Biden

I roll like that now. So, this is a real thing that happened. Trapped between teaching my class and going to my next class I see a planned chat with … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · 2 Comments