Category Archives: Personal Kevane life

How upset are Santa Clara University faculty?

Upset enough that: Pursuant to Article X.A of the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate of Santa Clara University (“Senate”), we the undersigned members of the Faculty Senate call for the immediate convening of a Special Meeting of the Senate.   The … Continue reading

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Santa Clara University’s insurance spat hits Inside Higher Ed

Juliana Chang, associate professor of English and president of Santa Clara’s Faculty Senate, presented a statement of concern to the university’s Board of Trustees last week. “I am hearing about a loss of faith in the mission, vision, and values … Continue reading

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Worsening Debt Crisis Threatens Puerto Rico

All this happened because Luis Fortuno went to Maristas and not San Ignacio… tu sabes? Seriously though, this is so tragic… an island with so many inspirational figures (I still get chills when I think of looking over the ocean … Continue reading

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Una Familia Habanera by Eloisa Lezama Lima …

Lezama Lima is someone who we discussed in hushed tones when I was in high school and college and la literature latinoamericana was VERY IMPORTANT.  I always thought most of the stuff I read was great fun. I loved Carpentier, … Continue reading

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Welcome to small ‘k’ Kafka hell, courtesy TIAA-CREF

Because this is what blogs are for, right?  The TIAA-CREF form for the Keogh electronic delivery (why exactly should I save them money? Did they reduce their service fees?) asks, towards the end, for this:  adopting employer as primary authorizer … Continue reading

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Thrity years since I first saw Berlin Alexanderplatz by Fassbinder

To all my Georgetown friends (I think it was Prusa, McKay, Duda, Ehrehfeld?) who accompanied me, and then abandoned me (actually I don’t remember who actually lasted through the  15 1/2  hours of movie…), here are the scenes/images/thoughts I remember … Continue reading

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