Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia
:: Networking: Don’t you think, in our new virtual age, we can strip the word of its sleaziness and imbue it with what it has given me these last few weeks? A community, and hope?
:: Indeed, the biggest change required to become a Freelance Academic is to recognize that, in the words of a dear friend from grad school, They’re never going to let you in the club.
:: Rape is commonplace until you try to prove to someone else that rape happened.
:: She tries to say she is sorry, so sorry, but the words fly away like birds.
:: White liberals love Colbert. He’s their hero. Colbert (and others like him) is white liberals’ modern-day Atticus Finch. He’s a screen-based liberal hero who makes white liberals feel good about themselves by taking down easy conservative and right-wing targets.
:: Given our precariousness and our responsibilities, what is our responsibility as adjunct intellectuals?