Suicide and the Language of Choice

Suicide and the Language of Choice

:: When a person dies by suicide, there is no choice. Suicide is the only alternative. CW: Suicide, Mental Illness When I heard about the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, I felt what I always feel when I hear about the suicide of anyone: I feel like I’ve...
Farewell to a Beloved Disability Column

Farewell to a Beloved Disability Column

:: Disability in higher education is an inevitability. And we must stop treating it like a nuisance. Three years ago, I started the column Life of the Mind Interrupted over on Chronicle Vitae to explore the ways higher education could become more humane for students,...