First Blogiversary

It’s been one year since the first post on The Golden Echo. Things have been busy with traveling and settling into the new term, but new posts should be coming soon. There’s a Buffy Studies post in the works and a new series on the year 1882. Until then, here’s the very first post that … More First Blogiversary

Festina Lente: Contemplative Practices in the Classroom

No “good morning.” No “let’s get started.” Not even the unsubtle flash of a first Powerpoint slide. Rather, the professor sat down and counted down to one. The class, which had filled the auditorium with a gentle morning buzz fell instantly silent. I instinctively relaxed even before realizing what had just happened. The philosophy class … More Festina Lente: Contemplative Practices in the Classroom