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One definition of privilege: being able to wear a hoodie without having to fear being shot for no reason, then blamed for one's own murder.
Today I touched a prayer book that belonged to Thomas More, in which he wrote a prayer while awaiting execution. Special collections RULE.
#operaplot Signora Floria. In the dining room. With the steak knife.
Whoa. UChicago Press just reprinted Martin Rowson's crazily-inventive noir graphic novel version of The Waste Land! http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/W/bo13219670.html … [+]
This post by @kfitz on social media and shame culture ( http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/blog/if-you-cant-say-anything-nice/ …) is making me think a lot about my own fear of being shamed.
Governor Romney: I was raised in a single-parent family. And you know what? I'VE NEVER SHOT ANYBODY.
Library as "neutral ground" where faculty from different disciplines can talk to each other w/o impinging on each other's turf. #tcny2012
Librarian, literature geek, knitter, opera fan, snapper-up of unconsidered trifles.