“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Wednesday, September 26, 2012


...so I just got a letter from Rice's president that announces that I've been appointed as a Full Professor here.

That's how they roll at Rice. They give you the endowed chair, then they appoint you. In the words of my most excellent Dean, this is like having a church wedding followed by a civil one...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Congrats, Tim!