We Stand with Fran’s House

Recently, 20 members of a disbanded franternity at Bucknell university attacked and harassed the residents of Fran’s House, Bucknell’s LGBTQ+ house, while campus safety officials did nothing or next to nothing to help. These students were minding their own business in their own home, which the university had provided for them after the building’s previousContinue reading “We Stand with Fran’s House”

Sunday is for Swearing

By Adam Katz So. Erika and I were talking about the difference between a fanny-pack and a bum-bag. I didn’t know until a few days ago that, what in the United States, call a ‘fanny pack,’ in Britain is called a “bum bag,” apparently because in England (and elsewhere) “fanny” is a euphemism for “vagina.”Continue reading “Sunday is for Swearing”

Adam’s Big Think #1: Writing about Ourselves as Writers

By Adam Katz So. The reason why I don’t feel comfortable any longer within the constraints of academia is what I’m doing right now. Starting out an essay (from the French essayer—to attempt) without a clear goal except to communicate what is on my mind in a given moment. This attempt may or may notContinue reading “Adam’s Big Think #1: Writing about Ourselves as Writers”

Meet Adam

By Adam Katz For me, this blog is part of a larger shift in focus from academic writing to personal writing. For a year after grad school, I was trying to force myself to read academic articles, and, ultimately, to write one of my own. And now I’m reading science fiction books instead, and writingContinue reading “Meet Adam”

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