Clarissa's Blog

Blog URL:http://clarissasbox.blogspot.com/
Blog Tags:feminism, literature, academia, philosophy, teaching, literary criticism
Country:United States
State/Province:Illinois
Location:Edwardsville

An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.



Latest Blog Posts



And Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, who on Monday became the first senator to give birth while in office, has been pressing to change a Senate prohibition on bringing children onto the floor, which could impede a breast-feeding mother’s voting...

Protected: Nurturing

on Apr 15, 2018

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It’s incredible how unprofessional and lazy the NYTimes Magazine reporting is. Here is today’s example: The explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 has often been described as the worst nuclear disaster in history. But ther...

It’s great to see my university mentioned as an example of great schools where intellectual inquiry flourishes but, gosh, what a cesspit CUNY is. I hope the parents of these dumb little creepazoids are lucid enough to feel the shame of having r...

Discovery

on Apr 15, 2018

The difference between an underachieving academic who wanders uselessly around, has nothing positive to contribute to the lives of people around her, believes she’s been cursed with the worst working conditions known to humanity, and feels that...

Authors

on Apr 15, 2018

Klara grabbed a piece of paper and a pen and started scribbling. “I’m writing a book,” she explained. “My mommy is a big author. And I’m a baby author. I’m writing a book.” The best part is that, to her, R...

Self-marketing

on Apr 15, 2018

Academia.edu tells me that You’re now in the top 5% of researchers on Academia.edu by 30-day views. Turns out I am good at self-marketing.