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Three OUP Employees Pay Homage to International Coffee Day (Everyday)

The Fresh Pots Society (FPS) was born when three OUP publicists—Jonathan Kroberger, Owen Keiter, and Sam Blum—realized they had a shared fascination with coffee, caffeine intake, and general snobbery. Each afternoon, Jonathan, Owen, and Sam convene over a delicious French-pressed pot of their finest grounds and catch an afternoon jolt of much needed caffeine and conversation. The process of preparing such coffee can be quite laborious, however. To get a better idea of how we make our brew, see the series of gifs above.

Adieu,

The Fresh Pots Society

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Teaching in prison on World Day of Social Justice | OUPblog

On an overcast day in January 2013, with no criminal justice background and no real teaching experience, I entered the stark grounds of New Jersey’s only maximum-security women’s prison to co-teach a course on memoir writing. The youngest in a classroom of thirteen women, many of whom were serving life or double-life sentences, plus my two mentors and co-teachers, Courtney Polidori and Michele Tarter, my mind began spinning with concern and doubt.

  • The Lord Is My Shepherd
  • Mosby Family Singers
  • Fire In My Bones: Raw Rare + Otherwordly African-American Gospel (1944-2007)
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Again, gospel music is what does the trick when all this philosophy gets to me.  One of my favorites.  The last bit is pure goodness.

I met this reaally nice (and not to mention attractive) guy in the laundry room today and we talked some, and then i remembered i was meeting my roommate at the pool! I even forgot to ask him his name! or what floor he lives on. Oh well, I’m sure I’ll see him around since he live in my dorm!