Tag Archives: the philosophy of the everyday

Quantitative and Qualitative Experiential Knowledge

Stop asking me what Latinos think. Ask a pollster. I can tell you how I feel about stuff, but come on! Continue reading

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Circling the Flame

This is a sort-of-sequel to this post. It is all-but-decided that I will be joining the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno in September. This blog has been going since I was a junior in college, it’s strange to … Continue reading

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Life is living through distinctions you had once denied existed

This is my third, and probably final year on the academic job market. I have been doing extremely well: I applied to 16 jobs, have been interviewed by six departments, and been offered fly-outs to four of those. My former … Continue reading

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Getting Your Hopes Up

I had a choice:

1. Remove all of the information about this interview out of my life, computer, and mind
2. Get my hopes up. Continue reading

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A Candle in the Deep, Dark Void

This is my third consecutive year of not knowing what the next year will hold. I’ve had a number of these years. In 2001, I didn’t know where I would go to college for a few months. It was panic … Continue reading

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