Read this. Then tell me the counter-example isn’t English majors. Who could be less lemming-like? They are practically flamingoes. Or platypi.
From a superb review of Untimely Matter in the Time of Shakespeare in the TLS: Share on FacebookTweet
It was my honor to serve as the Faculty Speaker at Saturday’s CCAS Celebration, the prelude to commencement. You may read the Hatchet account of the day here, and my more personal ruminations here. Share on FacebookTweet
This Thursday at 6 PM in Rome 771. All are welcome. Share on FacebookTweet
Though our site is only a day old and therefore has little content that makes it worth your time, nonetheless — because we like to be popular, and don’t want to be like one of those departments no one likes (Statistics, do you hear us?) — well, for that compelling reason alone we say: if…
Don’t miss your chance to study the history of the book at the Folger. Applications due March 10. More information here. Share on FacebookTweet
The Children’s Literature Association, or ChLA, is an organization devoted to encouraging high standards of criticism, scholarship, research, and teaching in children’s literature–a field more or less “invented” in 1973, when a group of professors set out to remedy the scholarly silence around–even embarrassment about–literature written for children. Every year the organization hosts a national…