Monthly Archives: March 2016

Run Away From Home to See the World (More Clearly)

– Jeanne M. Slattery I’m reading – and enjoying – Sandra Cisneros’s (2015) A House of My Own. Cisneros describes her travels around the world and the ways that her writing has been affected by the places she’s lived. At … Continue reading

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Seventeen hours?

– Melissa K. Downes and Jeanne M. Slattery Every time we hear someone pronounce how little we work and how very much we are paid, we gain another wrinkle, another gray hair, or several tensed muscles. Melissa goes and writes … Continue reading

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Dear Avoiding Target Practice

Dear Ms. Scholar, I am committed to social justice and frequently talk about issues of class, race, and gender in my classes. This semester, though, I only have one African American and one international student in class. I often find … Continue reading

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