There comes a time in the life of every blog when neglected and/or abused by its distracted owner, it gets the obligatory “apology” post. After tantrums, tears, and accusations of infidelity by both sides, the blog and blogger make up and reaffirm their friendship, and then the latter makes some outlandish promise like one post for every week! This is not quite going to be one of those posts…the truth is, not too much has […]Read More Catching up on ARC doings
It’s another lovely, unnaturally hot Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles. I could be doing so many things right now–napping, going to the beach, driving, shopping, reading, enjoying my life… Instead, I’m plowing through tons of articles, books, theses, dissertations, etc. etc. in the hopes of finding more sources for my article (soon to premiere at […]Read More Sunday afternoon… why am I not at the beach??
“I became an archaeologist because I wanted to drive around in a big Landrover, smoking, cursing, and finding treasure.” -Carmel Schrire USC is a very driven school. It’s not any Dead Poet’s Society where students sit idly dreaming of Whitman, Thoreau & Co. Every week I am the recipient of the Intern Newsletter, a digest […]Read More Career Choices
Guess who came to USC today? Jane Goodall! Yes, the one who sits in the wild and travels the world raising awareness for environmental issues. She holds a professorship here, actually. Bovard was filled to the brim this afternoon, not only with students and professors but also other educators and a good number of local […]Read More Dr. Jane in the Flesh