By Hazard Adams
A background professor learning the harassment f an anarchist commune in south Puget Sound in 1902 is drawn into disputes on his personal campus concerning the appointment of a distinct feminist professor of yank reviews and an alleged case of sexual harassment.
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I don’t see anybody around. “Why, they are all at the park, at their usual Sunday picnic,” says Mr. Adams. Oh yes, I nearly forgot. After going up to my brother’s place, to wash and take a bite of his own raised products, we, Annie, my companion, and I also, went to the park. What a happy crowd we found! How their faces express nothing but joy, at least for the present! How glad they were to see us! Everybody has a kind word; and some of them have two. We arrived too late to see them lunch, but there was quite a program to be gotten through, before a day’s pleasure was over.
Well, anyway, she was proud of being the first woman full professor of English at State and then the first woman dean on campus, but she knew it was not just an own-bootstraps operation. Nevertheless, she herself had overcome the moments of condescension, rudeness, silence, and deafness. But TLS had listened, and when her Anatomy finally came out, it gave her what she liked to call a boffo review. After that, one or two antagonists had come around, and others gave grudging respect. She’d made some good friends among the men before she became chair of English.
Oh, God yes, I’m sure of it. Of course, it’s hard to separate it from the habit of hierarchy they have, male or female. A head handler is like a dominant silverback. But Ted’s in trouble a silverback never has. ” Frank stroked his goatee when he was agitated. This again proved to him that the real zoo was the people who worked there. There’d be an occasional cranky elephant. Sometimes the cougars clawed and fought. But on the whole the animals were a dignified lot. His problems were the human personnel and the city council.