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Me << did I get tricked into getting a history degree >>
Weird roommate << isn't theory knowing history >>
Me <<...why would you remind me of the truth >>

The entire discipline of history is extremely uncomfortable with the supernatural. It's like,

Sources: The gods did this, demons are everywhere, a spirit lives in the lake and god told me to do it.

Historians: Culture and discourse did it, it was a...uh...complicated nexus.

In 2020 the burden of proof is on the disenchanters.

Archival question, climate stuff 

Here's a fun holiday activity make up new definitions for hauntology.

The administration caved and our union averted a strike! It's a Halloween miracle!

Hey people who like theory here's a horror story: my historiography seminar covered Hegel, Nietzsche, and Marx.........iN oNe ThReE hOuR sEsSiOn!!!!!!!!

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Academic Union Stuff 

Sup I'm back on Masto just in time to get a seasonal name and tell you all that my union voted to strike. o.O


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Teaching is great because sometimes it makes you re-think the overly complicated way you did something in a previous project and come up with something simpler and equally good, just for the sake of being better able to teach it

I fully intend to start using Masto again regularly soon I just haven't had a lot of thoughts to contribute recently beyond what accompanies the day-to-day tedium of driving a bus for money. It just takes a lot out of me mentally. Once my program starts up in the fall and I'm teaching again my thoughts will return (I hope!)


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seems kinda stupid that people in the past taught history, like it's still history, stupid! wait until the present then teach the past

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The more silent letters you add to the word "magic," the more Real it is


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my friend resent me the link to that sewing page where the text keeps getting bigger

this always makes me cry with laughter idek why

student mental health, grading 

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discovision (laserdisc) demo disc from 1978, showing their (less-than-sterile) manufacturing process

mention of a "psychologist" USSR 

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