25 October 2021 Dear Everyone: Those who joined us for the conversation on Friday between Karla Cornejo Villavicencio and Adrian Izquierdo, introduced so beautifully by Mary McGlynn, know that it was all the things we want out of such an event: richly thought, incredibly frank, and touching on such vital matters as how we know… Read More

18 October 2021 Dear Everyone: How are you doing? We’ve about hit the mid-point of the semester, and I’m wondering if you’re wondering how it will be possible to get everything that needs doing done, which is the strong sense that overtakes me at just about this point in every term. I once attended a… Read More

nothing special about the 58th 12 October 2021 Dear Everyone: As some of you know already, I’ve been working in a kind of triage mode this past week — and will be for a bit longer yet — as I’m in the midst of attending to some family matters; I’m so sorry to have missed… Read More

4 October 2021 Dear Everyone: I know we’re conducting committee meetings and workshops and seminars and lectures in zoom rooms, but still it feels to me like the program is abuzz with activity some days, as if it were all being staged in person in 4406! Maybe I’ve become too integrated into zoom world (ack),… Read More