As his Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities prepares to co-host a major international conference, Stony Brook University’s Michael Kimmel, a prolific author, talks about why it’s important for men’s studies to be seen as “a legitimate enterprise in universities.”
College is awesome. Except that, during the first week of class, you’re going to have a bunch of really annoying people asking a bunch of really annoying questions that waste everyone’s time.
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12. People can see you when you cry on the phone to your dad after your first few days. Even in the back hallway.
Had and erection in 9th grade biology. Teach thought it was my phone and grabbed it.
I decided to ask complete strangers for a piece of advice they wished someone had told them right after they graduated — and the result was beautiful.
When I emailed him asking if he would mind being interviewed for a newspaper article he responded with, “It’s a date.”
My second grade teacher told me I was adopted. I was and did not know it up until then.
3. Never stop being a student.
Calling the teacher mom by accident was easily the most awkward. All the other kids look at you like you just shit yourself, meanwhile the teacher is at a loss of words.