This is what the holiday break looks like. A time to watch our kitties teach us how to rest. A time to think of work that still calls (in this case, my ongoing research which inserts race and space (and sport history) into a look at the Florida peninsula. A time, too, to reflect on… Continue reading break
If I told you I was walking on sunshine, would you believe me? Reason: I can see the end of the road for this semester. One reason why I can see it is because I always team-teach the Civil War with my senior colleague and partner John Beeler at the end of the semester. Today,… Continue reading musings
Still thinking about the idea of happiness, topic of last week’s conversation in my “Gender, Race and Urban Space” graduate course. I’ll tell you what…happiness is when you hear from three former students in one day. Two headed to grad school. One needing a letter of recommendation. One just wanting to talk about whether grad… Continue reading on happiness…and trying to figure it out
This week, the graduate students enrolled in my “Gender, Race and Urban Space” course tackle Sara Ahmed’s study on “the promise of happiness.” I wasn’t always sure it was the best book for this course. But as I picked it up again in preparation for Thursday’s conversation, I continue to look forward to the topic.… Continue reading happy?