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getting to your good enough

19 August 2017

[I was asked to make some remarks at the UH New Faculty Orientation on 8/15/17, and this is a summary of my remarks] Congratulations! You’ve arrived at this job after far too...

What is this “despair”? : Marlowe on the London stage in 2016

2 June 2016

Kit Harington greeting his fans.     If you want to feel young in Washington DC, go to the theater.  Now that I am as old as Lady Wishfort, I myself in most gatherings...

Review of Sancho: An Act of Remembrance

3 November 2015

Review of Sancho: An Act of Remembrance Written, directed, and performed by Paterson Joseph Co-Directed by Simon Godwin At the beginning of his one-man show, Paterson Joseph addresses...

jennie batchelor’s “p-word”

20 September 2015

Over at the Lady’s Magazine project blog, Jennie Batchelor has posted about her research team’s deliberations about using the “p-word”–“plagiarism”–in...