Today my wonderful students in both sections of Introduction to GLBT Studies (or Queer Studies) at the University of Houston explored various aspects of identity! We started off by listening to and discussing a variety of performance poems: “Until We… Read More ›
While I understand that capitalism pressures even the best media or educational outlets to satisfy its audiences, this does not excuse the distribution of misleading or inaccurate information. One of the biggest problem with National Geographic‘s special issue on gender… Read More ›
Saturday, January 21, 2017, will be remembered as a day when women and their allies stood against oppression like never before. And it’s all so beautiful. (Above) A tiny sample of pictures from across social media today.
I figure a great way to start 2017 is with a blog! In preparation for planning and teaching Mexican American History II this Spring 2017 semester, I gave Petter Bratt’s La Mission (2009) another view this evening. Watch the trailer here. (I’m… Read More ›
AJP’s take on Benjamin Alire Saenz’s “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” (2014)
This past Sunday, I finished reading the first novel that I have read in a really, really long time. I read all the time but mostly nonfiction. And I couldn’t have started with a better novel. Dr. Benjamin Alire Saenz’s Aristotle and… Read More ›
There are so many things that I love about teaching. One being that I have academic freedom to try different things. Today, I discuss my very successful experiment with Final Exams!! Some time ago I read “What kind of noise does your final… Read More ›