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mesopotamia

The Looting of Mesopotamia

The Iraq War, the Sixth Extinction and the lightning bolt that allowed me to appreciate contemporary art. Read Full

26 Jan 2018
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premiere

Films premiering in 2018

Two films that I co-directed/produced will premiere in 2018 Read Full

31 Dec 2017
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Lolo-pose

The Epicurean’s Gift

Giving the gift of flavor in Burgundy Read Full

16 Dec 2017
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People on ship looking at eclipse

Totalities

Viewing the eclipse seventy miles off of the Oregon Coast: thoughts on hype, denial, climate change and whatever remaining hope we have to make things right. Read Full

27 Aug 2017
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fishy

The Tenkara of Communications (an Inside Higher Ed blog post)

I realize that I’m taking a bit of a risk by building a communications blog post around the concept of Tenkara, which is a radical if obscure form of fly fishing practiced in Japan. Read Full

17 Aug 2017
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dawin5

Old books and ecosystem services

How libraries are like coral reefs. Read Full

06 May 2017
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JFK speaks to crowd in Berlin

Words and Walls

A blog post from Inside Higher Ed about misguided policy, fear and the power of kindness. Read Full

02 Mar 2017
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Varadero, a Colombian reef

The Heroic Reef

The corals of Varadero have endured five hundred years of human conflict, but they may not survive Colombia’s fragile peace. Read Full

25 Jan 2017
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Painting of Alex von Humboldt in his study

Five books that helped me survive 2016

Five books that I read in the past year that changed the way I think. Read Full

17 Dec 2016
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Eliot Glacier, Mount Hood

In post-fact America, stories still win

A blog post from Inside Higher Ed about how we can fight the decidedly un-enlightened vision of the incoming regime. Read Full

15 Dec 2016
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David Baker by teslathemes