Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Last Pair of Essays

A very useful, and markedly dialectical, engagement with the Dawkins position vis a vis politics or religion as the real cause of particular local conflicts is in this article on HuffingtonPost from science journalist Robert Wright: Why the "New Atheists" are Right-Wing on Foreign Policy.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Brick Lane

The film version of Brick Lane was released in North American theatres last year, June 20th, 2008.

Friday, July 10, 2009

For Monday

Our Kingdom Come text and the two remaining course essays are on our schedule for Monday. And might I trouble us all to read this very short blog post ahead of lecture: I'd like us to discuss pertinencies to the Waid & Ross comic.

The blog post is by eminent American literary scholar Stanley Fish. And a note that although the subject is two particular politicians, there is no partisan aspect to the piece.