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Steven Pinker, Is My Blog a Stinker?

Steven Pinker, Is My Blog a Stinker?

  This post is a response to the call by my English Department colleague Sheila Kennedy. She wants the Faculty Forum to…

Is Hong Kong another Tiananmen?

For seven weeks in 1989, Red China was convulsed by…

How to Read Shakespeare

It is estimated that most people today have, on average,…

On Writing and…Profiting from Vivian Maier

 (The following is a revised version of a piece that…