Terrific Tuesday

This past Tuesday, I got to guest lecture for a Fulbright colleague. The class was “American Culture & Civilization: Schooling America,” and I focused on how we might understand traditional gender roles using David Ives’ short comedy “Sure Thing” from All in the Timing. The class was comprised of English majors and minors, all of whom will graduate…

Turda: Town & Saltmine

Earlier this week, I visited nearby Turda to visit the town and historic salt mine. Reaching the town is simple: a FANY (public) bus runs from Cluj several times each hour, takes 30-45 minutes depending on traffic, and costs only 7 RON (less than $2) each way. Once in Turda, you must hail a taxi…

New Term Begins

Term II finally began this past week at Babeș-Bolyai University  in Cluj, and I am delighted to have something productive to do again. As it stands now… I will teach all of the graduating English minors in the Faculty of Letters in a Seminar in Modern American Drama. My roster lists 138 students who have been divided…