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Monthly Archives: July 2011
I am not against excellence. I just think it’s over-rated as an aspiration. In fact, I think aspiration itself may be over-rated. When I see excellence — when I’m competent to recognize it (and in many fields, like science and … Continue reading
From June 22 to 25, 2011, around 230 people attended the conference of the Working-Class Studies Association, held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The conference was chaired by Jack Metzgar, a regular blogger on this site, and organized by the … Continue reading