Monthly Archives: January 2014

Having tattoos and being in academia

Today through one of my friends on Facebook (thanks ER!) I came across David J. Leonard’s 2012 article, “The Inked Academic Body” from The Chronicle. I, like many people, have tattoos. In fact, I have three; however, all can be … Continue reading

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A quick note on teaching

Having conversations with friends and old students in the last few weeks, I’ve begun to realize how much I really like teaching. There have been few experiences that have been more rewarding for me than actually being able to see … Continue reading

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Teach-In on Treaty Rights and Indigenous Education and the First Nations Education Act

Friends of mine have organized a teach-in about Indigenous Education and the First Nation Education Act at the University of Alberta that includes Cree legal scholar Sharon Venne and Idle No more co-founder Sylvia McAdam, among other scholars and community … Continue reading

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The winter break is rapidly ending

Today I helped the course instructors with the syllabus for next semester as I did in the summer. Twenty minutes ago I realized that I have three more days before the winter term starts up again. Where did the time … Continue reading

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Goals for 2014

I don’t make resolutions, I never have. I find the practice limiting and for the most part kind of absurd, mainly because a lot of people can’t seem to stick with them. But then again I find the over-the-top ridiculousness … Continue reading

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