What IS Academic Freedom and How Can We REALLY Protect It?

10 Jul

Recently I’ve seen something happening across multiple venues in my professional career, both at my own institution and in organizations of which I am a part. That thing is this: colleagues are being targeted for harassment, doxxing, and threats because … Read More »

NPC Burn Her!: The Eerie Similarity Between Online Feminism and the Early Modern Witch-Hunts

5 Feb

In my other life (the one where I’m a Shakespeare scholar), I’ve been doing research on early modern witchcraft, and–this week–on the witch-hunts which ran roughshod over Europe during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In the process, I came to … Read More »