Accidental Bantams!

Our Bantam Black Wyandottes nibbling on fresh barley grass in the greenhouse.

Our Bantam Black Wyandottes nibbling on fresh barley grass in the greenhouse.

On mini-chickens, and mentoring.

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Teaching Criticism

from the "English Grad Student Shaming" tumblr.

“What Mom always said doesn’t go far in grad school…” (from EnglishGradStudentShaming.tumblr.com)

This post attempts to puzzle through the impulse to critique and criticize in literary studies; in particular, it considers a grad-student culture of shame via the newly-created tumblr “englishgradstudentshaming.” What happens when grad students and instructors feel like they “can’t say anything nice about books anymore”?

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