Lately, I have been thinking about the difference between “blessed” and “lucky.” While both are important in at least that they recognize things happen beyond a person’s own agency, both have completely different meanings and larger suggestions and both vastly… Read More ›
If you care about yourself, others, and history, think again before that next “Spring Cleaning” adventure.
Michael Frisch‘s “American History and the Structures of Collective Memory: A Modest Exercise in Empirical Iconography” caught my attention some time ago. Please read or at least skim the article if you can. If you do not have access to… Read More ›
Intersectionality simply refers to the overlapping identities of a person and the recognition that all of these influence each other. (The Google and Wikipedia definitions incorrectly limit it to overlapping forms of oppression.) Originally, scholars used intersectionality in a very… Read More ›
“Success” means many different things. There are as many definitions as there are people (or students in this case). “Student Success” is the current big push at colleges and universities across the nation, and this push is largely being forced… Read More ›