Life With The Blonde One
Want to know what it’s like being me?
I went to the Middle Eastern grocery store “Adonis” last week, and asked my Significant Other if she wanted anything. She indicated that she would appreciate some baba ganouj, because who wouldn’t? Well, this is how the conversation actually went: Continue reading My Vegan Pizza Order Arrived With Chicken
Defend Your Thesis!
As I write this from Burlington, Ontario, I am also videoconferencing with a committee in Ottawa as we examine the doctoral defence of a terrified student. (Yes, I am giving her all of my attention…. there’s a break in the action right now.)
Continue reading Videoconferencing Like a Boss, Bannon, Bears & Breakfasts
When people hear that I’m an Epidemiologist, they ask everything from, “What kinds of insects do you study?” to “I have a mysterious rash here…” So for those people, I give you this: Continue reading Some Thoughts on Safety and Free Speech
Before I delve into today’s topic, which is books, I wanted to revisit a topic from yesterday: the plight of university graduate student Lindsay Shepherd, who, according to university officials, failed to sufficiently condemn a problematic political viewpoint, and was sanctioned for her failure. Continue reading My Favourite Books… oh, and the Academic Heresy Hunt