What use is a writer who doesn’t write? This is the question I’ve asked myself most frequently this fall. I’ve… Read more Weathering the Silence
Yesterday, our department held its annual meeting for the graduate students who are going on the job market. I’ve attended… Read more The New Academic Job Market
In a recent blog post for Inside Higher Ed, Lee Skallerup Bessette chronicles her bleak job search over the past few years. She writes: I’m… Read more Higher Ed Job Crisis: Just How Bad Is It?
I’ve been recruited to live-tweet during the Millennial Medicine Symposium next Friday (held at Rice University at the BRC). Live-tweeting is… Read more Live Tweeting—What is it? Why do it?
Last month, the Chronicle of Higher Ed posted an essay on how blogging helped one grad student in the humanities… Read more Blogging through the Dissertation
From the frequency (or lack thereof) of blog posts I publish, you may think that I’ve forgotten about the blog… Read more Silence and the Ethics of Blogging
The MLA Job Information List (hereafter referred to as “JIL”) will be released today. Though one can find academic job postings for elsewhere, such… Read more Getting a Job in Academia: Year -1