Hate Speech and Free Speech: A Discussion

The University of North Alabama hosted a daylong event on Nov. 29┬ácalled “Let’s Chat.” It was designed as an opportunity for the campus community to come together and talk about sensitive or difficult topics in a safe environment. I had the privilege of starting the day with Dr. Katie Owens-Murphy, an assistant professor of English … Continue reading

Writing in My Books

I was checking my Twitter page tonight when I saw a tweet in which someone commented on another person reading a Kindle. You know — Amazon’s electronic reader. That got me thinking about annotation. I’m ashamed to say that it took me years — well into my college studies — before I got into the … Continue reading