Saturday, April 15, 2006

Intellectual whiplash

Today's readings:

The Gilded Age: A History in Documents (for my undergrad course on the 1890s)

Frederick Jackson Turner, "The Problem of the West," 1896 (ditto)

The Story of Frog Belly Rat Bone by Timothy Basil Ering

A kajillion blogs, most recently History Carnival

The Other Dog by Madeleine L'Engle

Super Baby Food by Ruth Yaron

"The School Days of an Indian Girl," Zitkala-Sa, 1900 (also for my 1890s course)

some readings in landscape architecture theory

profile of Pete Seeger in The New Yorker

some creepy Anne Geddes fansites (for my rhetorical/material culture research on chicken eggs and human fertility), including this creepy image:

I also found this on a fertility clinic's site.

What the hell kind of advertising is that?

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