Re: Nerds of Color

Re: Nerds of Color

This morning Racialicious posted a blog by performance poet and activist Bao Phi, titled NOCs (Nerds of Color) (Originally posted...

Second-Year Blitz

Second-Year Blitz

So there’s a lot going on at the moment… Aside from trying to get this blog up to speed (at...

First Quals Success (more or less)!

First Quals Success (more or less)!

After months of reading, and studying, and cramming, my first qualifying exams are behind me! Woohoo! Here in our program...

Slowly But Surely

Slowly But Surely

I’ll be updating this blog for the next few months, with the hopes of eventually getting all of my Middle...

Fez

Fez

Today, we realized that we have been operating in the wrong time zone… two hours ahead of the time in...

Tangier, Day 2

Tangier, Day 2

Today was devoted entirely to wandering about the medina in Tangier so we could get to the American Legation Museum...

First day in Morocco

First day in Morocco

We left Tarifa, Spain this morning and took the ferry from Tarifa to Tangier. And what a difference a 45...

El último día en Madrid

El último día en Madrid

A busy day! Even if we didn’t get up till 9:30, and didn’t leave the hostel till noon… Tomorrow we...

Made it to Madrid…

Made it to Madrid…

Alright, so after 30 straight hours of traveling (not the fun kind–LAX to London, London to Madrid) Lindsay and I...

Preface to the Legendary North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula Trip

Preface to the Legendary North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula Trip

Preface On May 5, 2008, I, and my heterolife partner, Lindsay, set off on an epic (ok, maybe not epic,...

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