read ‘em and weep. I think I’ve talked on here a bit about some of my dissatisfactions with being in a male-dominated field. The posts about comments on appearance really hit home this week.
A parakeet trying his hardest to say ‘Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition’
the spanish inqui-baby bird
OH MY GOOOOOD lil dude you go. we all gotta try this hard. fail and fail and fail and fail until YOU SUCCEED!!
"I like it, I like it"
There’s something about Sarah Jones’ photography series “Francis Place” that is creepy. In the photos, dully titled “The Sitting Room” or “The Dining Room,” teen girls sit in domestic interiors. Sometimes they stare off into the distance, in others one may stare at the…
Butz, D & Besio, K. (2004) The Value of Autoethnography for Field Research in Transcultural Settings. The Professional Geographer 56(3): 350-360.
It’s a quick and dirty rundown of how autoethnography can be used by researchers who more or less represent the colonial oppressor. Quite interesting, but not without its issues. If you’re interested in reading it, and don’t have access to a scholarly database, I can email you a .pdf.
A recent report reveals that only 12% of third year female PhD students want a career in academia. Curt Rice looks at the reasons why and warns that universities’ survival is at risk
I found this video mesmerizing and oddly relaxing.