I am writing this from 36,000 feet above somewhere between Nashville and Los Angeles, thinking about horizons as I peer out the window and admire the horizon. 699 more words
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Economic Times | Indrajit Hazra | 19 April 2017 | Opinion |
The UGC list takes care not to discriminate against English. It `merely’ discriminates in favour of non-English Indian languages (read only if you want to: Hindi). 899 more words
Last month I got to tick something off my Warwick bucket list – a student takeover of one of our main social media channels! 1,578 more words
From Making Sociology Public, by Lambros Fatsis, pg 240:
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Having already introduced Cardinal Newman’s ivory tower conception of the university, and Minister Humboldt’s equally idealistic depiction of it as a hub of culture and academic freedom, Barnett’s (2013) anthology of epithets, each of which furnishes 240 a different vision of and for the university, is indicative of definitional pluralism as it is bewildering; there is the university as a feasible utopia, the entrepreneurial university, the commodified, the civic or public goods university, the accessible university, the university as a debating society, the anarchic, the borderless, the collaborative, congested, corporate, corrupt, creative, dialogic, digital, ecological, liquid, multi-nodal, performative, socialist, soulless, technologico-Benthamite, as well as the theatrical, translucent, imaginative, imagining, first class, edgeless, capitalist and even the university as fool (sic).