The Oriental Nicety, age 26, left the mortal world amidst huge negative publicity on June 29, 2012, at the Alang shipbreaking yards in India after meeting with an unfortunate fatal accident.
It had always been my professional dream to take students on a study abroad program that would be meaningful and impact their outlook on their role in the world.
Howkins, who is a historian of Antarctica, writes of the sense of legitimacy that seems to settle on historians after they visit the places they study, especially if the places they study are little-visited by outsiders in general.
Technology is an extension of societal mores and seeps into our lives, how we breathe, what we know, and how we move sometimes leaving an indelible digital mark.
Now that summer is approaching and summer schools for PhD candidates are likely to be cancelled, postponed, or arranged online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I have found myself pondering my past summer school experiences.