Neurofibromatosis is the most common genetic disorder, affecting me and approximately 1 in 2,500-3,000, yet most people (including some medical doctors!) do not know about it. There is currently no cure. Research is needed, (and because of neoliberalism,) research really,… Read More ›
In March 2016, Dr. Trevor Boffone and I chatted about the launch of his 50 Playwrights Project, which focuses on Latino, Latina, Latin@, Latinx theatre and its playwrights. You can read that interview here. Recently, I had a chance to interview Dr. Boffone… Read More ›
Today as my students in Mexican American History II and then in Texas History entered the classroom I announced that we were going to have a pop quiz and that this pop quiz would top all pop quizzes ever, anywhere…. Read More ›
The problem with White Privilege. Those are five words I wouldn’t have predicted writing a few years ago. But there is a serious problem with typical discussions of White Privilege, including Peggy McIntosh’s classic article on the subject, that has been on… Read More ›
The so-named Trolley Problem first originated in 1905, and since its full development as a thought experiment in 1967 by Philippa Foot, it has captivated the on-going attention of philosophers and psychologists for decades. More recently, as indicated on the… Read More ›
In addition to the usual one million plus things to do related to teaching, the next two weeks are going to be even busier!