On a Facebook group about higher ed that I belong to, a member asked us to share our favorite part of our jobs. There's a lot to love about this gig, but, for me, one of the best parts is getting to be part of a conversation with scholars whose work you admire. So that's... Continue Reading →
A little reminder about why I teach
Above, a note from a student in introduction to sociology ends with "It sounds strange but I have enjoyed reviewing/redeciding everything I know/believe. Thank you!" It doesn't sound strange at all!
_Martyrs Mirror: A Social History_ reviewed
I recently got the opportunity to review David Weaver-Zercher's Martyrs Mirror: A Social History, from Johns Hopkins University Press for the journal American Studies. I think the book will interest many of our readers. And if you've read it, please let me know what you think! You can find my full review here: _Martyrs Mirror_ review Rebecca
_God Hates_ now on sale from U of Kansas Press
Okay, to be fair, all the books from University Press of Kansas are on sale right now, so when you fill your shopping cart, be sure to put a copy of God Hates: Westboro Baptist Church, American Nationalism, and the Religious Right in it. When you check out before midnight on June 30, just use the code... Continue Reading →