Tag Archives: Conformity

Being There

The fifties was a time when you really did have to be a real American – and it probably had less to do Joe McCarthy than it had to do with Ozzie and Harriet. The stupefying red scare was remote, … Continue reading

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Group-Speak

Yep, it was decades ago, but some things never change. Graduate students take themselves far too seriously. But that may be necessary. You get called into your professor’s office for a chat about your last paper, which was fine analysis … Continue reading

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