“I will neither help nor hinder you,” Beckett said when they met. “My friends and family will assist you and my enemies will find you soon enough.”
"This is the real story of “Parisian Lives.” It promises insights into the art of biography, perhaps a little gossip, perhaps a more intimate look of Beckett and Beauvoir. Instead it is something more unusual: an itemized receipt of the costs of female ambition."
Let’s just be honest—we are entering the time of year that is stressful, draining and triggering for many people (including me). Be kind to folks. Check on your people. Don’t assume because it’s the holiday season that everyone is full of “cheer” & doing well.
This. A thousand times this.
Sad news. As a young scholar, Ignatiev’s book, “How the Irish Became White” was pivotal to my burgeoning understanding of whiteness as a construct and not something fixed, and how the whitening process always relied on an acceptance of anti-blackness.