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Thursday, July 18, 2013
Teaching in Weeds Not Tweeds
The second week of my critical theory survey course at Berkeley ends today -- it feels like we've scarcely begun and yet we're nearly a third of the way through already -- two thirds through the whole summer, since the first six-week intensive on Greek/Roman rhetoric ended before this latest survey began. Teaching these intensives one really burns through weeks of time like a flash fire, and it isn't just time that burns away let me tell you. In the classroom setting, the subject matter always energizes me, I can't help that, but the moment I'm no longer teaching and crawl onto the bus for home a wave of exhaustion hits me, and seems to get a bit more obliterative with each week, the longer summer teaching continues. As with everything you get a lot out of, I suppose, it takes a lot out of you. Normal blogging to resume pretty soon.