Radical self care

It has been quiet on the blog front. During a busy time at work and in life, not posting has been an act of self-preservation and radical self care: Here are two extracts from Mindfulness in the Academy that explain what I mean (with thanks to the editors for sharing their work with me). From … Continue reading Radical self care

Thinking with neoliberalism

I have several books on my wish list at the moment (even as my to-be-read pile grows ever higher): Time and Space in the Neoliberal University, Resisiting Neoliberalism in Higher Education Volume 1 and Volume 2, and Qualitative Inquiry in Neoliberal Times. The term neoliberalism appears more or less everywhere in university circles, but is … Continue reading Thinking with neoliberalism

Thinking and forgetting

I have had a few forgetting incidents in the last couple of weeks: a word (artifact, thanks to Kylie who reminded me twice), names (sorry Adwar!) and scheduling mistakes. Perhaps it is the heat (it's scorching in Sydney right now, with a forecast of 38ÂșC in my suburb today), age (the oldest I've ever been), … Continue reading Thinking and forgetting