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Can The Comment

Like many academics, I’ve spent many hours this summer in conference rooms with fluorescent lighting and insufficient air conditioning. For the most part, this has been a real pleasure—after a year of teaching, it is always invigorating to hear others present their research and engage in fruitful conversations. 739 more words

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The "So what?" of ideology

l’m currently reading scholarship in an area where participants are debating the whole structure and agency thing. I don’t want to call anyone out, so the people involved in the argument will remain anonymous. 244 more words

Academia

Three ways to enjoy your PhD

Doctoral study has been getting a lot of bad press lately. Many of the criticisms are legitimate, but it’s easy to get lost pointing at problems. 554 more words

Academia

Fujoshi Friday: King of the Animals Part I

From July 5th to 18th K: Missing Kings, the filmic emissary of the (aka: K Project, K (anime), [K], and Gay among other monikers) franchise, premiered in Los Angeles and Paris and hit Japanese theaters before infiltrating cities across the United States in specially arranged screenings. 457 more words

Fujoshi

Announcement: Fujoshi Fridays

Despite the unannounced hiatus and the haphazard posts, yowlingyaoi continues, this time with renewed (or at least recycled) energy and (hopefully) academic fervor. Beginning next Friday, a new series titled Fujoshi Friday begins. 62 more words

Fujoshi

One crisis passes at UT - what lies ahead?

If you have been following the news about the University of Texas, where I am a professor in the Department of Government, you will understand my previous post about stress.  352 more words

Academia

Voices from Beyond

Recent messages I have received from people from my alma mater. The first is a response from the alumni office about whether there were any alumni groups for non-Christians (I had offered to form/lead one if not). 301 more words

Christianity