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Women provosts at faith-based colleges and universities

My university is having a national search for a new provost. Responsible for academic affairs, the provost is typically the second most important administrative position. The search made me wonder about something that I’d never thought before: who are the current provosts at private and faith-based universities like Pepperdine?

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Kinh điển: Hài kịch Lão Lừa Tartuffe của Molière

Vở kịch trình bày bởi công ty South Coast Repertory ở Quận Cam, Nam Cali năm 2014.
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The journey matters most: promotion and early promotion to full professor

Last December I received the news that I’d “passed” the first and by far most important stage of the tenure process. Having assumed the best outcome for the rest of the process, I created a road map a few days later. The road map was geared towards promotion to full professor as soon as possible.

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Vietnamese nationalism in a popular hymn about the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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From a devotional text published in 1934. The caption reads, “This is my Sacred Heart that loves humanity so much that it doesn’t refuse them anything.” The implication is that it is up to people to believe and petition the Sacred Heart for their needs.

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A nineteenth-century Vietnamese account of the Lourdes apparitions

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One of the later apparitions to Bernadette ~ pc lourdes-france.org

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Marian reparation in a Vietnamese hymn

I’d written a post about Năm Xưa Trên Cây Sồi [Years Ago on an Oak Tree], which has been, in my opinion, the most popular devotional Marian hymn in Vietnamese. This post is about a different hymn that happens to be about Our Lady of Fatima as well. Continue reading “Marian reparation in a Vietnamese hymn”

Quarantine art from my students

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Hector saying goodbye to his wife and son before returning to the battlefield. Left: Painting by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, 1812. Right: Quarantine recreation by a student, her parents, and their puppy, 2020.

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Prof. Motivator: Remote instruction during COVID-19

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Annotated scene of the makeshift studio for mini-lectures. Scroll down for more photos.

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Vietnamese American nail salons sewing masks against coronavirus

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A salon in Tennessee has converted its nail stations into sewing ones.

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