Things have been quiet here for the past few weeks — life didn’t quite kill the blog, but kept it pretty much dormant. Now that I have a few days of calm, though, I wanted to write two posts: this one, looking back on the past year and what happened to dispositio, and a second [...]
Since it seems that all policy decisions now have to be justified on economic grounds, I suppose it made sense for the Ontario government to turn to a former banker and current economist for advice on the future direction of the province. The 600-plus-page document Don Drummond produced in response has been extensively covered in [...]
A few days ago, the British philosopher A. C. Grayling announced that he’s set up a private college charging £18,000 a year for preparing students for the University of London’s International degree program. I think that’s a more or less accurate description of what this New College of the Humanities proposes to offer: it’s [...]
From a recent report in The Guardian on the British government’s plans for the further deconstruction of England’s university system:
The government is also keen to encourage more corporate sponsorship of university places. The accountancy firm KPMG has unveiled a plan to pay fees for students at universities including Durham, in a training programme leading [...]
- Berlin, Day 17: Coriolanus (Shakespeare / Sanchez), Deutsches Theater Kammerspiele
- Berlin, Day 16: Hedda Gabler (Ibsen / Pucher), Deutsches Theater
- Brecht, Baumgarten, Blackface
- Berlin, Day 14: Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare / Eidinger), Schaubuehne
- Berlin, Days 10 to 12: Too much to say, too little time…
- Berlin, Day 17: Coriolanus (Shakespeare / Sanchez), Deutsches Theater Kammerspiele -- my last review of this trip! dispositio.net/archives/1595 7 hours ago
- Landed! This is the longest I've been without theatre (27 hours) in 18 days. 11 hours ago
- TXL - FRA - YYZ! 23 hours ago
- Those hipsters in their big woolly hats -- how don't they fry their brains in the summer? 23 hours ago
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