Author Archives: Uncomely and Broken

About Uncomely and Broken

I am a classicist in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Notes from the Corona Diary: Facemasks on the dogwalk

Here I am with my son out dog-walking on April 5th, 2020. As you will see, we are wearing facemasks, made for us by friends (mine has corkscrews on it, as telling a symbol of these days as the mask … Continue reading

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Agricola chap. 2 & 3

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: Intro to Agricola & chap. 1

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Don’t go to Tennessee

From The Lexington Herald Leader (March 27, 2020): Beshear warns: Kentuckians crossing into Tennessee could bring coronavirus back home “I cannot control that Tennessee has not taken the steps that we have,” [Kentucky Gov. Andy] Beshear said. “…I need you … Continue reading

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Notes from the Corona Diary: goobye, Ronnie Mac

Tonight, on the advice of friends, we watched Knives Out with the boys. It’s a fun movie, a good old-fashioned murder mystery with twists and turns, the sort of things you smile at the whole time. Sitting with the boys … Continue reading

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Protected: LATN 403 Spr 20: open book exam, due Sun April 5th at noon Central

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LATN 403 Spr 20: SYLLABUS

Dear Latin 403 class, Circumstances in the world have changed radically, have they not?  As we move to the last part of our class on Latin prose of the Empire, we will no longer be able to meet in person, … Continue reading

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