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Accordion to a recent survey, replacing words with the names of musical instruments in a sentence often goes undetected.
im so fucking angry
I have to hand it tuba, that’s smooth.
well, that was a bust. now im all stressed and anxious cause i couldnt stop thinking about the call this morning about having insufficient funds to buy that awesome kanto guidebook for my brother and getting a $20 fee. i looked up my bank account just now to see how $80 could have been spent so quickly, and. yeah. $28 for a tank of gas, $15 to an online short story zine because they needed more subscriptions, some lunch, and i’m toast.
sure hope my mom gives me a bigger check this month than usual for christmas presents because I am flat out broke.
of course i’ll be doing watercolor pictures and cards like i always do, those are always my parents’ favorite gifts anyway, but. i like to. buy things too. like a kanto guidebook for my brother. because we’ve shared so many memories about pokemon together, and we watched the anime together on saturday mornings, and bought figurines in the toy store. he got a gengar, and i got a jigglypuff.
i think my painting for him this year will be pokemon if i cant get the kanto guidebook ahahah. scyther, charizard, and gengar.
some different types of sea birds for my mom and dad, like a cormorant and a horned puffin, anddddd something harry potterish for claire. plus some books on color theory for mom’s dyeing stuff. that sounds like an alright christmas list. okay feeling a lil bit less anxious now.
hurray it’s five in the morning
im gonna try and see if i can sleep again, so i can wake up in two hours and email my teacher to say im not coming to class
hip hip hoofuckingray
i am going to bed and hope that tomorrow this headache will be but a dark mark on a wonderful few days.
omg i just got to the part in black butler where butler is talking about how he hates dogs and bocchan barks at him
what an awful, contrary child
i am beginning to see why this was such a popular series
have the writers for dmmd ever actually had someone stick their tongue in their ears
its not sexy
its not erotic
its slimy and gross and cold and fucks with the pressure in your ear omg
find a new mysterious hotspot, this one is squicking me out
So, as I actually signed up to tumblr to ask this, I really hope for an answer. First of all, I like your idea to research POC in European Art history. What I would like to know anyhow is if you are actually an art historian? This would be interesting to know, as I am sure I am not the only one to wonder where you study art history (or history of any kind) and never ever learn that there were indeed POC in pre-Enlightenment Europe? Best wishes and thank you for your answer in advance!
I receive a lot of messages that come off as not-so-veiled inquiries into what my “qualifications” are, i.e., whether or not I am “actually an art historian”, as you put it.
I’m a decorated scholar and I work in education, which I’ve talked about here many times before. (I like to use the word “decorated” because I did not previously realize that there are awards that have literal medals attached that one might literally wear around one’s neck, until it actually happened.)
I do not have the power to dictate policy, but I have reason to meticulously review curricula and am extremely familiar with the content chosen by professors for those curricula. Part of my job includes having to read a great deal of the books, articles, handout materials, syllabi, slides, videos, powerpoints, et cetera, that are chosen for all manner of classes.
If you think that total omission of text, images, or other materials dealing with people of color in just about any history class is some sort of exceptional occurrence, you’re flat out mistaken. If these materials are included at all, mockery and misinformation is common from the professors including that material.
I live in a country where, as I’ve said repeatedly, there is a great deal of financial and political pressure to legislate people of color out of history entirely. I’m not inventing some kind of conspiracy, I’m making commentary about laws that are being made as we speak. In 2010, History curricula in the US were drastically revised and legislated; Texas, where the textbooks basically “come from”, put a frighteningly conservative stamp on the educations standards, which will stay in place until 2020.
I see those books every day, and the cropping, the omission, the “sunny side of slavery"…all these things are included. This has happened! According to one of these groups heading the campaigns for revision:
The group called for textbook selection criteria to include: "No portrayal of minority experience in the history which actually occurred shall obscure the experience or contributions of the Founding Fathers, or the majority of citizens, including those who reached positions of leadership."
This is literally “We don’t care what actually happened, the important thing is that white leadership is not criticized.” That is literally what this says. That is the state of education right now, as I am speaking to you.
People doing what I’m doing better hope they live in a State where what I’m teaching here is still legal. In answer to your question, “where can you study art and never learn about people of color in Europe?” the answer is : The United States.
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