Summer Colloquium 2011

Summer Colloquium 2011

Last year, the inaugural class of NYU Abu Dhabi was invited to read the philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah’s book Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers as part of a virtual summer colloquium called “Cosmopolitan Ideas for Global Citizens.”...

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-03

The digest function of Twitter Tools apparently decided to work on this blog on the 1-year anniversary of Obama's inauguration. # Will it work today on the eve of the Apple announcement. Probably not: I'm having a hideous tech day, about which more soon on the...

Reframing American Literature I

Last year, on the eve of my lecture about Anne Hutchinson and Mary Rowlandson, I wrote a post over at PWHNY speculating about how I might change my American Literature I syllabus when I taught it in the spring of 2010: It might be time to reframe the course. Rather...

Twitter Updates for 2010-01-28

The digest function of Twitter Tools apparently decided to work on this blog on the 1-year anniversary of Obama's inauguration. # Will it work today on the eve of the Apple announcement. Probably not: I'm having a hideous tech day, about which more soon on the...

Massachusetts Meatheads

The AP has just called the special Massachusetts senate election for Republcan Scott Brown. Teddy Kennedy’s seat will be occupied by a Republican who will make it his personal mission to scuttle the healthcare initiative. Today I’ve found myself thinking...