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Political Masochism: On Trisha Low’s “Socialist Realism”
"Socialist Realism By Trisha Low Published 08.13.2019 Coffee House Press 168 Pages"
book  review  essay  memoir  politics  activism 
12 weeks ago by tsuomela
Re-defining Manhood | Kevin Powell
Interesting for a very different personal story from mine.
feminism  masculinity  toxicity  memoir 
november 2017 by tsuomela
Squash for the Midlife Slump - The New Yorker
A very nice essay on playing competitive squash in the author's fifties.
memoir  sports  midlife 
january 2016 by tsuomela
Choices Aren’t Even Choices - The Los Angeles Review of Books
"How Did I Get Here?: Making Peace with the Road Not Taken author: Jesse Browner publisher: Harper Wave pub date: 06.30.2015 pp: 288"
book  review  memoir  creativity  work  choice 
july 2015 by tsuomela
"Graduate Archival Education in the United States" by Richard J. Cox
"From one vantage, those who started their careers decades ago, graduate archival education has made tremendous leaps forward; from another perspective, those in the early years of their careers, education in this field may look spotty, disjointed, and confusing. As I near the end of my career (although old archivists don’t fade away, they get preserved), I have increasingly felt like an archival source in ongoing professional dialogue. In this essay, I briefly consider the evolution of graduate education since the 1970s, the emergence of a new archival professorial corps, the maturing of our field’s professional and scholarly research, and the present characteristics of the archival academy. In this, I reflect as a transitional member of the academy, one who moved from practice to professing, and speculate about what the new generation of archival faculty – younger, less experienced, better educated, and research-driven, face in the next four decades. Examining current trends leads me to speculate about what graduate archival education will look like in 2050, and what I have to say is not what I am wishing for but what will likely occur. By 2050 I will be part of archival memory. What passes for archival education will be digital stewardship, delivered mostly via distance education with on-campus programs fewer in number and those that exist focused on doctoral studies and research, and masters programs mostly technical in nature and spread more broadly across the academy with a much more diverse group of students in terms of academic backgrounds and demographic characteristics."
archives  education  pedagogy  history  2h20c  memoir  libraries  information-science 
may 2015 by tsuomela
A General Feeling of Disorder by Oliver Sacks | The New York Review of Books
A short and brilliant description by Sacks of feeling "unwell" after a migraine and after treatment for liver cancer.
medicine  health  essay  memoir  illness  feeling  phenomenology 
april 2015 by tsuomela
Lance Mannion: Art for sexs sake
"Evaluating the relative genius of artists by comparing the emotional effect a work of art by one artist had on you when you were young with the effect a work by a different artist has had on you now when you’re on the brink of old age isn’t criticism, it’s memoir."
memoir  art  movies  sex  memory  age  generation 
january 2011 by tsuomela
Redactor Agonistes - The Barnes & Noble Review
Reflections on the publishing industry and working as an editor at Random House.
books  publishing  career  memoir  editor  business  editing 
september 2009 by tsuomela
Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics
essay by Raymond Guess on Richard Rorty   

 
 
 
 

 

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