An experience that begs the question, can a break from work mean more than a fleeting excursion?

There are experiences on planned vacations that amaze, terrify, and shine a light on how the mundane and its familiarity can become an unusual experience. Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart, in the heart of…


(from Improving Wellness in the School Community)

As the Summer closes, and hordes of people go back to work, the world of possibilities seems to be closing off like the sun setting. I find myself reading page after page of articles about reinventing yourself. After reading each article, I hope…


The mythical ivy league-esk college Pembrooke in The Chair, a Netflix series executively produced by Amanda Peet and Annie Wyman, has all the trappings of a lovely college setting with academic entanglements to boot. Sandra Oh plays Dr. …


As this upcoming school year begins (in approximately a week for some), and teachers all across the land continue to mourn the Summer, perhaps a realistic pep talk to everyone may help the end of the Summer blues. This short article is not about how to make money off of…


On the last day of the 2020–2021 school year, I thought about the last year and a half and was overcome with a numbing feeling. I spent the last year and a half as a remote teacher thinking about how my students were dealing with their home life, and if…


How we work is comparable to either a poorly executed dance or a skilled art form.

As a kid in their 20s grappling with adulthood nearly 15 years ago, the Lower Eastside of New York City became a stomping ground for the kind of glances and actions that I would see over and over again in the workplace. As we hung out in predominantly Black gay…

Evelyn A. Bardwell

Educator, student of travel, and public scholar who is interested in the kind of interdisciplinary knowledge that exists in every day life.

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