This Column first appeared in Salon and is reposted here with permission.
As your professor, I plan to take your money, never read your essays and pretend you’re not checking Facebook. By Adam Mansbach
The following syllabus is for my new class, English 401: The Short Novel, meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:10-2:50pm.
Course Description In this class, we will analyze some of World Literature’s greatest short novels in an attempt to interrogate the essence of plot and character while reading as few words as possible. Each class session will begin Continue reading
This column appeared in the Opinion Page of The New York Times, December 17, 2012. It is written by my friend Dr. Carolyn Chen.
At the end of this month, high school seniors will submit their college applications and begin waiting to hear where they will spend the next four years of their lives. More than they might realize, the outcome will depend on race. If you are Asian, your chances of getting into the most selective colleges and universities will almost certainly be lower than if you are white. Continue reading
I preached a sermon during a weekly devotional time at Africa Theological College (August 13, 2012), Capetown, S. Africa. Africa Theological College was founded in 2002 and is part of the African Leadership program http://africanleadership.info/