There’s a nice little conversation going over at really? law? about masculinity, gender performance, law school, and competition.
The post, which was written by my sister Laura McWilliams in observance of International Women’s Day, describes her experience as a female law student. As she explains, her male classmates are the ones who shout her down, who silence her; she writes:
I can’t say for certain that this is about gender, but I can say that I’ve often been dismissed,… Read more
This one goes out to all my Detroit-based football fan buddies. Keep the faith alive, you guys.
Here’s the crying Giants fan, followed by his web redemption on Tosh.0.
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|Web Redemption – Crying Giants Fan|
because I subscribe to the “list” approach to blogging, because I subscribe to Jim Gee’s notion of “shape-shifting portfolio people,” and because it’s high time for a short, self-absorbed post. Or, at least, for a self-absorbed post that’s also short.
This is the list of things I’ve done for money, some of which I’ve also done for love.
things i’ve also done for love
- blogger [the guardian]
- curriculum specialist [
MIT’s pistol team, 7 other sports, eliminated
It turns out that my employer, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, not only has varsity sports teams, it has 41 of them. Well, it used to have 41, until pressure to cut spending across the institute led to the elimination of eight different sports teams.
The eliminated sports are: Alpine skiing, golf, men’s and women’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s ice hockey, pistol, and wrestling.