briefly…

  • Recommendation: For those at all interested in the ongoing feminist conversation, here’s an article critiquing recent messages expressed by feminist spokeswomen Sheryl Sandberg and Ann-Marie Slaughter that I came across today on Al Jazeera: “Hijacking feminism,” by Catherine Rottenberg. Interesting stuff.
  • Confession: Sorry that all the recent posts have been somewhat skimpy and spread out. Life has been kind of hectic lately, but in a purposeful, invigorating sort of way…
  • Revelation: Dostoevsky is truly a genius. (I just got out of a great class session on this Russian writer, and I’m about to finish reading Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s translation of Demons sometime over the next couple days or so; it was a bit slow-going at first, but the last part is a zinger.)
  • Question: Why is it still snowing?
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