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Depression, Anxiety and Meds

So, where to start? Big news first I guess. As of today I’m on an anti-depressant for the first time in my life. I have a feeling I should have looked into it months ago. 1,425 more words

Thinking Aloud

A social media professor defends her class against a rabbi

Twitter is a crazy world that leads to all sorts of interesting interactions, usually welcome, but occasionally not so much. Here’s the setting: Some time ago @TheCollegeRabbi began interacting and following me on Twitter. 3,582 more words

Social Media

It feels temporary

Maybe it’s because I moved 5 times in the last 8 years. (And am looking at at least one more move in the near future, hopefully to a house of our own!) Maybe it’s because I spent the last 5.5 years unsure what the future would hold in terms of what job I would have and where it would be. 94 more words

Current Events

True False Question Tip

If the part of the statement in a true/false question on an exam (or quiz) is false, the whole statement is false. For example:

“Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah and Hanukkah are High Holy Days”

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Grad School

Hello October

Wow, when I mentioned in my last post that I planned on cutting back how often I post, I really did not expect to just… 432 more words


scholarship: 'a genealogy of the lesbian herstory archives'

via JCAS Update:


This paper traces the collection development of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, a community based repository founded in 1974. I argue that the collection grew organically as a reflection of a dialogue between an evolving cohort of volunteer archivists and a community of donors.

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t-t assistant professor opening at CCNY

My dept. is hiring for a t-t assistant prof line – please download this: (Job_Announcement_2014 final) or see below.  Best wishes to everyone on the job market. 347 more words