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From the bestselling author of Life of the Mind Interrupted come two new collections of essays.

“Refreshingly honest.” -Award-winning author Amy Impellizzeri

The Freelance Academic: Available Now :: Even If You’re Broken: Coming Fall of 2019

Cover of The Freelance Academic

Cover of Even If You're Broken

Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia

Liberal Heroes and The Cancel Colbert Twitter “Debate”

Liberal Heroes and The Cancel Colbert Twitter “Debate”

:: 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.

What “Counts” as Knowledge

What “Counts” as Knowledge

:: How do we teach our law students to prioritize alternative sources of knowledge? To prioritize "vernacular thought, theory, community, maps, places, intuitions"? This seems to me to be a critical lawyering skill, at the intersection of client counseling,...