Archive for December, 2009

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Despite my warm feelings for 90% of my students…

December 19, 2009

Dear Students Writing “Hail Mary” Final Papers to Save Yourselves from Failing after Skipping the Last Month of Class,

You’re no Doug Fluties.

(And, yes, I do know that you were minus-5-year-olds when that pass was thrown.)

Sincerely,

Visiting Instructor Who Now Has to File Academic Dishonesty Paperwork

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On the infection of ‘theory’

December 8, 2009

Student’s version of Marcus Garvey: Arise ye mighty race, deconstruct the hegemonic ideas of race, and discursively liberate yourselves!