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Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 3 September 2013 I’m reading way too much right now, if that’s even possible, and it’s all rather intense. I just finished Aimé Césaire’s Discourse on Colonialism (1955). His harsh criticism of colonialism’s poetic nature serves to further emphasize the […]

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Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 4 August 2013 For a bit of summer reading, I just today finished Jerome K. Jerome’s Three Men in a Boat (To say nothing of the dog) (1899), which he originally intended as a serious travel guide but […]

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Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 30 June and 1 July 2013 This weekend was a series of outings into the culinary adventures of New York City, walks in the hot sun and the gleeful return to the cool relief of air conditioning, and […]

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Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 27 May 2013 I’m not ashamed to admit it—I’m reading J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Again. I just needed a break from the scholarly texts that are comprised of information about the real world, which is sometimes a bit much. […]

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Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 14 April 2013 To blog or not to blog. The question is does it make you a better writer? Maria Konnikova, a writer and a doctoral candidate in Psychology at Columbia University, argues that it does. In her article “Why […]

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Reading 10-16 March 2013 (ZiR) Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Assistant Editor [One in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 17 March 2013 Reading an article entitled “A Brief History of Applause” on The Atlantic Monthly website. No one knows exactly when or where applause originated, but what is fascinating about the article is […]

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From Rachael Benavidez, Zeteo Associate Editor 3 February 2013 February is African American History Month. You may or may not know that it was established by historian and journalist Carter G. Woodson, first as Negro History Week, which coincided with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. He is known as the godfather of Black history. […]

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Reading 16-22 December 2012 A Week of Reading in the Life of Rachael Benavidez [N.B.: This is not part of the Fall issue of Zeteo, but one in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 16 December 2012 Reading a page from the New York Times: “It’s the End of the World,” […]

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“The past is always fictional” Crypto-Jews and the Search for Identity in El Iluminado By Daniel Taub A review of El Iluminado: A Graphic Novel by Ilan Stavans and Steve Sheinkin (Basic Books, 2012) “What interests me in all this is the way people create stories to survive, to affirm who they are, to make […]

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  Zeteo is Reading / 16-17 November 2012 Rachael Benavidez [N.B.: This is not part of the Fall issue of Zeteo, but one in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 16-17 November 2012 I have spent the last two days (and then some) reading the pioneering work from W. E. […]

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Zeteo is Reading / 15 November 2012 Rachael Benavidez [N.B.: This is not part of the Fall issue of Zeteo, but one in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 15 November 2012 Reading an NPR interview with Eric Deggans, author of Race-Baiter: How The Media Wields Dangerous Words To Divide […]

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Zeteo is Reading / 15 November 2012 Rachael Benavidez [N.B.: This is not part of the Fall issue of Zeteo, but one in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 15 November 2012 Reading an NPR interview with Eric Deggans, author of Race-Baiter: How The Media Wields Dangerous Words To Divide […]

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July 25, 2017

[…] Gun. Pour ses explorations des traductions, vers le français, de la poésie, voir, par example, Translating Dickinson, Poetry as Conversation, et Dylan, Nobel, Paris, Chimes Flashing. Some readers may also find of […]

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Arabian Red Fox, photograph by Jem Babbington, appears on Birds of Saudi Arabia website

Zeteo is Reading / 15 November 2012 Rachael Benavidez [N.B.: This is not part of the Fall issue of Zeteo, but one in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 15 November 2012 Reading an NPR interview with Eric Deggans, author of Race-Baiter: How The Media Wields Dangerous Words To Divide […]

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July 25, 2017

[…] Sex, Politics—is due out in 2017. His previous, Emily-Dickinson-related, multilingual writing: Translating Dickinson (into French) and Dickinson — Sex, Spanish, Stew. Some readers might also be interested in Beyond […]

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Zeteo is Reading / 15 November 2012 Rachael Benavidez [N.B.: This is not part of the Fall issue of Zeteo, but one in an ongoing series of posts. For the full series see Zeteo is Reading.] 15 November 2012 Reading an NPR interview with Eric Deggans, author of Race-Baiter: How The Media Wields Dangerous Words To Divide […]

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July 23, 2017

[…] my proposition that a life so lived, so noticing, is a fuller life, a life more zoomed in—see On Savoring, Zeteo, December […]

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