Homer? Who they?

I encourage all the ITLP teachers, full-time and sessional, to make their learning resources available under the Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike flavour of Creative Commons licensing. Sessional teachers, being mostly post-graduates, tend to move on after a couple of years, and so their … Continue reading

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A course launch?

Last week, I was at the launch of George Rousseau’s book Rachmaninoff’s Cape: A Nostalgia Memoir (Why? I had a small part to play in the design of the book’s typography and cover). A book launch is an interesting event. … Continue reading

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But… Is it art?

I have always had an interest in comics, but possibly not given the art form its due regard as a serious storytelling medium. A friend suggested I read one of the most highly regarded analyses of the genre: Understanding Comics: … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule

Browsing a book on pop-philosophy (at least that’s what my fully trained Philosophy friend called it!), I came across the Golden Rule. No matter what your cultural background, you might be familiar with: “Do unto others what you would have … Continue reading

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