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Yes, I Was In Jail, But It’s Not What You Think

My sabbatical is nearly over.  Thank you, taxpayers. In slow preparation for my return to full-time professordom, I attended two back-to-back convocation ceremonies this past week in Ottawa. Here’s a pic of me mugging with our Vice Dean of Research, Jeff Jutai. At this point, I’m seriously wondering why I didn’t take advantage of Canada’s new marijuana liberalization laws. It might have made the experience a tad more bearable:

Lord Deonandan & Professor Jutai

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Just Leaving This Here to Trigger Some People

Just leaving this here to trigger some people.

The Perils of Sabbatical

Not all sabbaticals are glamorous opportunities to teach abroad or start exciting new projects. Some of them –like mine– are just protected time to get old shit off of my desk. Case in point are two recent publications based on some work I did with students YEARS ago. Continue reading Just Leaving This Here to Trigger Some People