Culture Cocktails

Are you always reading something – perhaps even several books at a time? I like the way that books can often bleed into one another – the ideas and narrative flowing together, connecting, and mutually informing each other. There are some books for which I cannot remember which parts belonged to which, and I enjoy

The Camel Riddle

Cross-disciplinary work traces the edges of a larger reality that no one discipline can know completely. Over the years I developed curious shorthand to begin conversations about this bigger picture with colleagues in the sciences – one playful tack has taken on the affectionate name, “The Camel Riddle.” It started in grad school when I