08 octobre 2017

From Unruly Hearts to Open Minds

HomeMichael S. Roth examines campus intellectual diversity in the age of polarization. More...

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On Dissertating

HomeTwo years ago I successfully defended my dissertation at Southern Methodist University’s graduate program in religious studies. It took me just under two years to propose, draft, revise, submit and defend. I was also teaching, conferencing, spousing and parenting two young boys. More...

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Capturing Students’ Attention in Lectures

HomeWhile sitting in a lecture, a student’s attention may shift in many ways -- daydreaming, looking out a window at a beautiful day, or searching a website on a laptop or mobile device.
With everything that is happening in the world, it is easy for students to become distracted during class. More...

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Interview Your Role Models

HomeAs a newly tenured professor, you should talk with people who are doing the work you dream about to discover what it’s really like on a daily basis -- and how they got where they are today, advises Kerry Ann Rockquemore. More...

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Breaking the Culture of Silence

HomeIf no one ever teaches women of color how to talk about sexual violence, how will we ever cultivate our voices, Manya Whitaker asks -- whether as survivors, bystanders, friends or advocates. More...

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Fatphobia and “Hogging” on Campuses

HomeWe must stop holding unrealistic standards of beauty, writes Jeannine A. Gailey, and work to reduce the harm and discrimination experienced by women of size. More...

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Vanishing Worlds

HomeWe Ph.D.s have more in common with industrial workers in the Rust Belt than we often realize, writes Michael Zimm. More...

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Mapping Your Posttenure Possibilities

HomeYou will have the greatest impact, influence and joy if your path emerges from deep self-understanding, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, who describes how to make such possibility mapping concrete. More...

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Truths to be Told: The First Job

HomeIn my last post I focused on my time in graduate school at the University of California at Los Angeles and the transition to my first job. Some people might say I was lucky to get a tenure-track job straight out of grad school at a top-notch program, but luck had little to do with it. More...

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Bringing in the Political Self

HomeI want to encourage my students to engage in respectful dialogue with me and one another on the issues we face -- not with a forced or feigned sense of neutrality, writes Katie L. Acosta. More...

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