“Who are three people who have never been in my kitchen?”

Yes, this year’s Manly Cup will be students vs. faculty in Jeopardy! Which brings to mind that Cheers episode from so long ago, when Cliff, the know-it-all postal carrier, appeared on the show… Let’s hope everyone does a little better … Continue reading

Praxising What We Preach: Kickball and the Communitas of an Academic Department

Why do we teach our students social theory? Why teach them about collective effervescence, habitus, and discourse? I think we do it because we find these theories to be useful tools for analyzing and explaining the world around us. But … Continue reading