Susan is an English professor at Wake Forest University and a writer. Please visit her website: susan-harlan.com
Things That Male Academics Have Said To Me
Are you familiar with Foucault?
Things That A Senior Colleague Could Have Said To You Other Than ‘I Like Your Summer Outfit’ When You Ran Into Him
Location: a coffee shop, summer break
A Southern Lady’s Etiquette Guide for Engaging the Men Who Say Shit To You As You Sit on Your Porch
In case a gentleman offers a detailed opinion about your tits.
More Alternatives to Resting Bitch Face
More alternatives. Because there are always more.
THE BROOKLYN QUARTERLY — Syllabus
The syllabus must be revised.
THE BROOKLYN QUARTERLY — Things That Happen in an Eclipse
Watching in North Carolina.
THE HAIRPIN — Overheard in Front of a 1918 Alfred Stieglitz Nude Portrait of Georgia O’Keeffe in the Living Modern Exhibition
She's a great artist, but what are her tits like?
THE COMMON — The Iron-On Labels
MCSWEENEY'S INTERNET TENDENCY — Top Gun’s Maverick Addresses the Application of the Term “Maverick” to Senator John McCain
Maverick is miffed.
LITERARY HUB — The Pleasures of Reading Alone in Paris
On Verlaine and rain.
MCSWEENEY'S INTERNET TENDENCY — Poem on Your Univeristy's Brand New Community Initiative
Communities are the best.
THE HAIRPIN — Poems on the End of the Academic Year
Time for summer.
THE COMMON — The Last Day of the Off-Season
In Tennessee, before everyone else.
MCSWEENEY'S INTERNET TENDENCY — Facebook Genres for English Professors
On that cocktail of anxiety and ambivalence called academia.
THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVIEW — My First Name