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Antisemitism on British campuses from both student and teachers' unions

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published in the Algemeiner.)

Antisemitism on British campuses recently became entangled with the scandal of antisemitism in the Labour Party, to the extent that even the non-Jewish student chairman of the Oxford University Labour Club… 895 more words


Who I am & What I do (and why those are not the same)

In a not-so-rare event of not-quite-epic but highly relevant proportions, two of my Twitter communities crossed streams today. I try not to hide my love for popular romance novels and the amazingly smart, talented women who write them. 660 more words


Let's DEWEY This! - the 400s

Perhaps it comes with being a writer, but I’m a big fan of language. Learning a new word gives my brain a little hopskip of happy. 882 more words


Trinity College Talk

On May 18th, I had the honor of giving a talk at Trinity College as part of their Spring Institute for Teaching & Technology.

Below are the slides from my presentation:

The Birth of an Aristotle – Ben. Alpha, Former Speaker of GIJ Parliament.


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Productive Procrastination

Okay, I’ll admit it. Despite my stellar grades and seemingly organized life (which is all a workplace illusion, by the way), I am quite the procrastinator. 680 more words

Grad School

Arguing for history: If not skills, then what?

The quiet, leafy corner of Twitter where I spend increasing amounts of my time exploded this morning with responses to the following statement:

Society doesn’t need a 21-year-old who is a sixth century historian.

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