Given the depressing developments in reproductive rights in the U.S., several colleagues and I put together the following set of resources that you and your students might find useful. Non-Fiction Sources on Abortion Clarke, Adele, and Donna Haraway, eds. Making Kin Not Population: Reconceiving Generations. Prickly Paradigm Press, 2018. https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/M/bo28583407.html Finch, Annie, ed. Choice Words: … More Teaching Resources about Reproductive Rights
My goals, hopes, fears, and quirks before I teach for two weeks in Ireland … More Let the Enchantment Begin!
Join me for Enchanted Women of Ireland, Summer 2022! Banshees will wail, hags will curse, maidens will beckon, morrigans will shape-shift, and fairies will play tricks in Summer 2022! Throughout Ireland, the appearance of a supernatural creature typically connects to a specific natural location, as a helper to the living in ways that range from … More Emerald Isle, anyone?
Back in the last century when I was in my doctoral program at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, I had outstanding professors, like Dr. Clement Hawes, who shared with his classes this Model of Formal Argument. The structure has helped me on countless occasions, and I pay it forward by sharing it with all of my classes. All formal writing should follow a basic pattern of organization, whether the topic is expository … More Model of Formal Argument
My partner and I ate all over Rome, and we had some of the best food I’ve ever had. Read/eat on! … More Read Reviews in Rome
Italy is one of the top destinations of American study abroad students, and when American students who identify as female go to Italy for the first time, they can become hyper-aware of street harassment (“cat-calling”). Granted, no urban sidewalk anywhere in the world is free of commentary from strangers, but when the language is different, … More Catcalling in Another Language
Dear EKU students traveling for the first time to Florence, Italy: To help you avoid a faux pas or other social awkwardness in Italy, I’ve prepared a listicle with ten ordinary behaviors you’ll most likely see in Florence that you haven’t experienced in the U.S., particularly not in Kentucky. Please note: once you’ve grown accustomed … More When in Firenze, do as the Fiorentini
According to the National Survey of Student Engagement, study abroad is a high-impact practice that can be “life-changing.” Teaching abroad can also be life-changing. As a faculty member, leading a study abroad class almost always requires shifting your pedagogical style to fit on-site resources, but it’s an incredibly rewarding experience in professional development. As … More A Passport to Innovation: Teaching Abroad