Our Academic Job Market Webinar Series Starts this week! While the data is mixed, some fields are seeing a rebound in academic hiring to pre-pandemic levels (which are not good levels, but are better than the last couple of years). If you're … [Read more...] about Academic Job Search Live Webinars Start Friday!
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By Cecilia Caballero. Bio: Based in LA, Cecilia Caballero is a single mother, creative nonfiction writer, poet, teaching artist, and lecturer of Ethnic Studies. As a teaching artist, Cecilia facilitates generative poetry workshops for BIPOC … [Read more...] about Paying The Price: The Costs of Academia for First-Gen BIPOC Scholars
"Why is it always the historians?" I muttered to myself after another little dustup on Twitter, another historian posting some jaunty, gaslighting, evasive, disaster-normalizing, "fellow-historians, give me your best advice for advisees applying to … [Read more...] about Why Is It Always the Historians?
A podcast listener wrote today to ask if I have a list of favorite books about academia. The query made me realize: I DO have a list of books to which I return over and over for advice and insight, but I've never written about it. So without further … [Read more...] about The Professor Is In Top 12 Books About Academia
[We continue to welcome #BLM and BIPOC guest posts. We pay $150 for accepted posts. 1000 words ballpark; profanity welcome. Art/poetry also welcome. Please send a draft or query/pitch to Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org] Bio from the author: The … [Read more...] about The Lone Medievalist – BIPOC Scholar Guest Post
Holly Genovese is a Ph.D. student in American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin with portfolios in both Black Studies and Women and Gender Studies. Her work (primarily) focuses on Black cultural and artistic … [Read more...] about Online Education Can Help The Neurodivergent and Disabled- Guest Post
The grifter accusations popped up again on social media last week. Find one post here and then scroll up and down for a bit more commentary about it. I still need to write the blog post that unpacks all of that and what it says about the … [Read more...] about Academia Is the Grift, Part II: Reader Voices
We continue to welcome guest posts by BIPIOC scholars. Today's post is by Dr. Ida Yalzadeh. Dr. Ida Yalzadeh is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Asian American Studies program at Northwestern University. She graduated from Brown University with … [Read more...] about Writing a Zine In a Pandemic – BIPOC Guest Post
[We continue to solicit guest posts from scholars of color, especially Black and Indigenous She/They/Femme. We pay $150 for accepted posts. 1000 words ballpark. Please send a draft or query/pitch to Karen at email@example.com] By … [Read more...] about How Sociology (Re)Produces Racist Policing – #BLM Guest Post
Prof. Kimberly Hoang, tenured faculty in Sociology at U of Chicago, looked out at a global pandemic and total collapse of higher ed hiring, and decided to write this (find original here; bolding added) Just five weeks ago, the world was a … [Read more...] about Tenured Faculty Member Says Quiet Part Out Loud