23 mai 2016

Becoming an Alt-Ac Sex Educator

HomeBy Jeana Jorgensen. I wrote a series of pieces titled “I Don’t Know If I Want to Be a Professor Anymore” in the summer of 2014. In the final one, I declared my intention to continue to adjunct on a very part-time basis while expanding the rest of my career into adult sexuality education. Read more...

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Summertime Blues

HomeBy Joya Misra and Jennifer Lundquist. As summer rolls around, many faculty members find themselves with the unthinkable: time to focus on research. After spending months keeping an enormous number of balls in the air -- teaching, committee work, service -- and feeling that their research suffers as a result, the idea of juggling fewer is a relief. Read more...

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The Job-Search Buddy System

HomeBy Thomas Magaldi. “Bookworm,” “wise owl” and “lab rat” are just some of the analogies used to describe academics. I wish to add another: lone wolf. Read more...

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Off Track, On Point

HomeBy Julie Shayne. I should be an advanced associate professor by now. I am not. I should serve on tenure review committees. I do not. I should have had one sabbatical at my current institution by now. I have not. Read more...

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Stop Anti-Asian Bias

HomeBy Hrishikesh Joshi. Any day now the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on Fisher v. University of Texas. The case concerns a lawsuit filed by Abigail Fisher, a white applicant who was denied admission to UT. Read more...

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Portable Journal Acceptance?

HomeBy Michael S. Evans. In a changing market, authors increasingly find themselves negotiating with publishers to see their work to completion, even after they successfully navigate academic peer review, writes, Michael S. Evans. The solution is to make journal acceptance portable. Read more...

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The Case for Open Review

HomeBy Alex Mueller. Most people assume that medievalists like me have no interest or investment in new forms of books and publication processes. Read more...

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Worse Than You Think

HomeBy Ben Paris. The new SAT has been administered for the first time, and it has come and gone without great incident. In time, this new test will be taken for granted, and few people will know or care that it ever was any different. Read more...

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Supporting Muslim Students

HomeBy Allen Kenneth Schaidle. Islamophobia continues to grow in the United States, where 45 percent of the population holds negative perceptions about Muslims. The rise of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has helped fan the flames of America’s animosity towards Muslims, but it began well before his candidacy. Read more...

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A Speech for the Generations

HomeBy Alan Robbins. As the semester ends, my graduating students have only one thing in mind: getting through the ceremony so they can finally start what we all coyly refer to as real life. Read more...

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