My second class of the semester started this weekend: Multicultural Literature–Promoting Social Justice. My advisor from the Bilingual Education department is the professor, so I’ve been looking forward to it for months. I left class on Saturday with that exhilarated kind of exhaustion–the kind that makes me want to learn all the languages, read all the books, tear everything down and rebuild it. This is going to be a great course, and it’s already helping me craft a framework to start posting some book reviews (which was a big reason I started blogging in the first place).
My writing this week:
- I bought a car, and if you didn’t know, car dealerships are a pretty solid illustration of the sexism we face daily. I wrote about that experience on Monday in Women, Sex, and Cars, and returned to the topic after conversations with some friends on Wednesday in Part II.
- Guess what??? Chicken butt! Also some thoughts on why words like poop and butt will always have a place in my classroom.
- My post for Fit Friday continued a series: