It Takes a Village to Find a Job in This Crappy Economy

One of the predominant questions that I have taken away from this course is that regarding the role of faculty in career development for students of the humanities. Articles that people have brought up in this class, such as Alexandra Lorde’s “Whose Job Is It Anyway?” (which Whitney posted) and Patricia Okker’s “It’s the Faculty’s… Read More It Takes a Village to Find a Job in This Crappy Economy

The Dangers of Victimizing PhDs — Rachael’s Take

This brief article, a response to Patrick Iber’s touching “(Probably) Refusing to Quit,” articulates an important position, one which I think bears repeating. Elizabeth Segran’s thesis is, in fact, one which I recently found myself articulating to my sister-in-law after she (the sister-in-law) asked me about the “adjunct problem,” as we see so often articulated… Read More The Dangers of Victimizing PhDs — Rachael’s Take