This fall, I’m leading a graduate seminar related in part to my first book project (still a work in progress), Learn | Read | Love: The Sensuous Pedagogies of Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence. Though the book addresses modes of learning largely outside of teaching institutions (which is not to say these institutions are irrelevant to my work), the class will …

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This fall, I’m leading a graduate seminar related in part to my first book project (still a work in progress), Learn | Read | Love: The Sensuous Pedagogies of Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence. Though the book addresses modes of learning largely outside of teaching institutions (which is not to say these institutions are irrelevant to my work), the class will …

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In just a couple of weeks, I start teaching a summer course in Contemporary Lit at URI’s Kingston campus. I had a hard time deciding on a course theme and the reading list, but I kept finding myself drawn to (lured by?) allure. A few summers ago (in 2013), I taught my best course ever on the (love) novels …

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In just a couple of weeks, I start teaching a summer course in Contemporary Lit at URI’s Kingston campus. I had a hard time deciding on a course theme and the reading list, but I kept finding myself drawn to (lured by?) allure. A few summers ago (in 2013), I taught my best course ever on the (love) novels …

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Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak begins her essay, “Terror: A Speech After 9/11” (2004), These ruminations arose in response to America’s war on terrorism. I started from the conviction that there is no response to war. War is a cruel caricature of what in us can respond. You cannot be answerable to war. Yet one cannot remain …

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