One Teacher in 10: LGBT Educators Tell Their Stories (2nd Edition)(Review)

A little while ago I read the third edition of One Teacher in 10; during that review, I lamented how the stories felt somehow “less.” The stories seemed more constructed and less authentic. Like the teachers were intentionally dramatizing their lives to make them more “screen-worthy.” Internally, I remarked to myself, “I bet the second…Read more »

One Teacher in Ten in the New Millennium: LGBT Educators Speak Out About What’s Gotten Better and What Hasn’t (Review)

I really didn’t want to but I relented and did– I bought an overpriced digital copy of editor Kevin Jennings’s third installment in the “One Teacher in 10” series. I knew that I should have bought it but I couldn’t resist. I wanted to read it ASAP and without waiting another whole academic year. So…Read more »

One Teacher in 10: Gay and Lesbian Educators Tell their Stories (Review)

(Now for a review that has nothing to do with medievalism, the ancient or early modern period. Please enjoy one of many engagements with pedagogy and check out my new page devoted wholly to educational matters.)   The last time I read One Teacher in 10: Gay and Lesbian Educators Tell their Stories, I hadn’t…Read more »

Reading for the Stars: Camelot 3000 and the Medievalism of Futures Past

The Arthurian legend has more adaptations than one can consume in a lifetime—literally. Between the thousands of videos, books, music, and art featuring the Arthurian mythos, whether it is a full-on utilization of the legend or merely a simply allusion—one must be selective in how these texts are consumed, otherwise, you will be left with…Read more »