Archive for the ‘It Was One of Those Semesters’ Category

The WORD Blog Will Soon Be Accepting Nominees for The Clem Kadiddlehopper Kinky Klutzy Kooky Awards

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Here is another example for those considering recommending candidates. What follows is a SPFAN (Serious Problem of a Felonious Academic Nature) regarding a respected tradition in the Department of Film and Media Studies, Hunter College, City University of New York:

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The WORD Blog Will Soon Be Accepting Nominees for The Clem Kadiddlehopper Kinky Klutzy Kooky Awards

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Because it might be confusing who might be eligible candidates, I will be posting informative anecdotal examples in the coming days and weeks to help those who may want to suggest deserving candidates. Here is the first:

Department Chair Jay Roman, after he was elected to his first term a while back, told me on more than one occasion – when there was the appearance of a collegial relationship and no other Colleague was in the immediate vicinity – that D:F/M was in serious trouble. [Note: A higher echelon dean told me around that time that the D:F/M had been sold out.] But …

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D:F/M Grade Appeal Cha-Cha-Cha – A Sonnet for the Chair of the Department

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
D:F/M Colleagues, including some who have retired. A new logo is in the works.

D:F/M Colleagues, including some who have retired. A new logo is in the works.

A version of the material below was recently sent to full-time Colleagues in the Department of Film and Media Studies, Hunter College, City University of New York, regarding the latest decision by the Senate Grade Appeals Committee to reverse another in a long line of funky decisions by a D:F/M Grade Appeals Committee to give a passing grade to a student whom I flunked for cheating – and clearly deserved it.

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Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Tami Gold No Longer Hunter College PSC Chapter Chair
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Attention D:F/M Colleague Ivone Margulies

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

It really isn’t in your best interest to do that Kooky, Kinky, Klutzy stare-down-thing that you’ve done on occasion in my office.

Logo revision in the works.

Logo revision in the works.

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Attention Jay Roman, Chair of the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College, City University of New York

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

As the fall 2014 semester begins, I believed this is a good time for a moment of recollection. The Hunter College Senate this past spring upheld my appeal of a D:F/M Grade Appeals Committee decision to give a passing grade of B to the worst cheating student in all my years of teaching, not just at Hunter but at Rutgers. And LIU, Brooklyn Campus.

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More Thoughts About Colleague Larry Shore’s Request to Post on the WORD Blog – Part II

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

A copy of his request, essentially a Kinky, Kitschy, Klutzy piece of sophomoric prevarication, is included below. But first, context. Because Colleague Larry Shore’s comments are an excellent example of The Sleaze That Greases the Wheels.

Logo revision in the works.

Logo revision in the works.

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More Thoughts About Colleague Larry Shore’s Request to Post on the WORD Blog – Part I

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

A copy of his request, essentially a Kinky, Kitschy, Klutzy piece of sophomoric prevarication, is included at the end of Part II. But first, context. Because Colleague Larry Shore’s comments provide insight into The Sleaze That Greases the Wheels.

Revised D:F/M Logo in the Works. Present and former Colleagues.

Revised D:F/M Logo in the Works. Present and former Colleagues.

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