Pedagogy in Dark Times: Coetzee on the humanities.

David Foster Wallace's 2005 Kenyon commencement address: "This is water." 

Another way to think about refugees: Geert Janssen's excellent article on the migration ethics of the early Dutch republic.

Nancy Fraser's take on Trump: "The End of Progressive Neoliberalism".

I'm interested in course evaluations and their function within the academy. The recent literature is fascinating and worth reading. On that topic see: in general (1), (2)on personality; and on grade inflation (3)(4), (5). For recent (and more journalistic) reflections see: (6).

Everyone should read Stoner. Really, it's great.