Žižek on Wisdom

Žižek on Wisdom

Personally, one of the most interesting and entertaining modern philosophers is Slavoj Žižek. If you’re not acquainted then I highly recommend checking out his many works and lectures. I based a large part of my analysis of the film SNOWPIERCER…

Teaching Discourse in the Year of the Donald

Teaching Discourse in the Year of the Donald

It’s the time of the summer that I have started to slowly turn my attention back to my classroom, making plans for the coming year and reviewing my curriculum.  As a social studies teacher, many of my objectives align with…

Settling In

Settling In

Now that I am gainfully employed at UConn, solving one large variable in my life, I’m at work recalculating the other parts. Although having switched out one unknown for a constant comes with a caveat, as my job is currently…