Posts tagged "academics"

Frisky Rant: Cosplaying David Bowie Isn’t Research, For Pete’s Sake

God help academics if it now requires weak attempts at method acting.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / August 18, 2015

Kickass Woman Of The Day: The Youngest Person To Ever Pass The Bar, Gabrielle Turnquest

American student Gabrielle Turnquest was recently called to the Bar of England and Wales after passing her Bar exams. This is a great achievement for anyone, but Turnquest happens to be a little more impressive than the average person to pass the Bar exams.  She just happens to be 18 years old, making her the…

Mary Odell / August 3, 2013

Should Porn Have Its Own Academic Journal?

An academic journal entitled Porn Studies is debuting in 2014 and will be “the first dedicated, international, peer-reviewed journal to critically explore those cultural products and services designated as pornographic.” The notion of classifying pornography as academia is already hard for many to swallow, but the new periodical from Routledge may be in for some…

Mary Odell / June 24, 2013