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A Love Letter to My Fellow Rape Survivors Part 2: Your Stories Edition

Originally posted on Dissent and Cookies:
When I posted “Rape Culture 101: A Love Letter to My Fellow Rape Survivors” within hours, friends, loved ones, and strangers flooded my inbox…

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rape Culture 101: A Love Letter to My Fellow Rape Survivors

Originally posted on Dissent and Cookies:
It wasn’t your fault.  I believe you.  What happened to you was rape.  You are not alone.  Those are things I wish someone had…

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

The PubPeer Foundation

PubPeer, which “seeks to create an online community that uses the publication of scientific results as an opening for fruitful discussion among scientists,” has established The PubPeer Foundation “to help … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Tyranny of Standardized Testing

Originally posted on jamaalabowman:
Public school high stakes standardized testing is a form of modern day slavery, and is designed to continue the proliferation of inequality in our society. I’ve…

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Of Rachmaninoff’s Hands and Oliver Sacks’ Beard

Originally posted on Planet of the Blind:
I wash my fingers in cold water and think of Rachmaninoff who, learning he was dying, went to his study, shut the door,…

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Milestones for the Academe Blog!

The Academe Blog Has Just Surpassed a Million Views and a Half-Million Visitors   Views    1,000,084 Visitors     511,551      

August 30, 2015 · 5 Comments

The Future That Is Already Here Isn’t Much of a Future

Here is the weekly newsletter from Education Dive, which focuses largely on digital innovations in higher education: The first article somewhat blithely acknowledges that “instructor availability” is one of the … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Stephen King and Donald Trump

…It’s not only the geniuses who have the problem. They are the lucky ones—or, in some cases, the unlucky. At either end of the mass of us…. Stephen King wrote … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Fight for Education Funding

Maybe some of us in higher education might think about what these K-12 teachers in Washington State have done, as reported in Labor Notes: Lawmakers in Washington state are scrambling … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

California Task Force Recommends Replacing ACCJC

If you have been following my long series of posts about the accreditation controversy at City College of San Francisco (CCSF), you are aware that I have been one of … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 5 Comments
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