• Why I Left Class, Why Women Wear Pants, and Why Boys Don’t Man Up

    Dear Professor, Today, I left class early during our final presentations. I am aware that it probably appeared extremely disrespectful. However, I’m sending you this email because I am troubled by the fact that you let the discussion of our final assignments go in the way that it did. Our assignment was to write a […]
  • The Rise of English Scholars

    I get asked all the time why I chose to study literature at university. Almost every conversation starts with, “so, you want to be a teacher?” or “are you a writer?” or, “who is your favorite author?” My. God. It gets so damn old. I think I speak for a majority of literature scholars when […]