28 février 2016

Can I Mentor African-American Faculty?

HomeBy Kerry Ann Rockquemore. You don’t need to be a person of color to mentor a colleague of color, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, but you do need to rethink what it means to be a mentor. Read more...

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Speaking With, Not For

HomeBy Jackson Wright Shultz. Recently, I gave a reading at a local independent bookstore for my new book, Trans/Portraits: Voices From Transgender Communities. The book uses an oral history framework to examine the daily lives of 34 transgender and nonbinary individuals. Read more...

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Through Better Listening

HomeBy Jake Livengood. A job interview is a conversation, writes Jake Livengood, and to engage in it effectively, you must be a good listener. Read more...

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Peridoctoral Stress Syndrome

HomeBy Tim Cassedy. A requirement for any doctoral degree is that the graduate student candidate establish one of the world’s highest-stakes teacher-student relationships and excel at being that relationship’s subordinate member. Read more...

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On Being Peter Pan

HomeBy Seth. A gender studies scholar at a public university describes why he has not come out as transgender to his students. Read more...

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Teaching Failure as Opportunity

HomeBy Joseph Holtgreive. Colleges can not only help students past their immediate crises, writes Joseph Holtgreive, but also encourage them to unlock capacity that they didn't know existed and ways of tapping into it. Read more...

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Kindness Won't Cure College Admissions

HomeBy Elaine Tuttle Hansen. Can admissions officers truly compare levels of gratitude and responsibility among applicants in any equitable way, asks Elaine Tuttle Hansen. Read more...

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The Intersectionality Muddle

HomeBy Cary Nelson. As a rallying cry, intersectionality aims to resist the possibility that the structural relations between the forms of power and discrimination in different times and places might not be the same, argues Cary Nelson. Read more...

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Shared Governance in Crisis

HomeBy Susan Resneck Pierce. The events in recent weeks at Mount St. Mary’s University and Suffolk University have abruptly shattered notions of shared governance, to the detriment of their campuses, argues Susan Resneck Pierce. Read more...

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Scalia's Law

HomeBy Scott McLemee. In October 1985 -- not quite a year before Antonin Scalia took his seat on the U.S. Supreme Court -- the California Law Review published a paper by Fred R. Shapiro called “The Most-Cited Law Review Articles.” Nothing by Scalia was mentioned, and no surprise. Read more...

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