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Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

College

My daughter Julia starts college today. 1st day of classes at Northwestern, where she will study music performance (trumpet). I feel old. I was a professor for seven years before she was even born. That means I have been professing for a quarter century.

1 comment:

Vance Maverick said...

Congratulations! I have colleagues here at Google who were born after I started my first programming job, so I share some of the unfamiliar-face-in-the-mirror feeling.