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Stanley Fish’s Versions of Academic Freedom

Stanley Fish, Versions of Academic Freedom: From Professionalism to Revolution (University of Chicago, 2014) Reviewed by Steve Macek, North Central College Literary critic, law professor, one time New York Times … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · 4 Comments

Peer Co-authoring: My Case for Academic Collaboration

“Publish or perish” is a common expression in academia.  PhD holders must achieve the required number of publications between the time of appointment to a tenure-track position and turning in … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Board of Regents Approves a New Business Model for the University of Maryland University College: A Serious Blow

Guest blogger David Kaloustian is a professor of English and Modern Languages at Bowie State University in Maryland. An Unfortunately Chosen Metaphor I note that the White Paper (see 4.b. … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

(Un)Doing the Work of the Faculty at the University of Illinois

The following talk by Michael Rothberg, Head of the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Director of the Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

Marquette to Fire McAdams for Dereliction of Duty

[Guest Blogger Ira Allen is an assistant professor of Rhetoric and Composition at the American University of Beirut.] In November of last year, alongside scholars from around the disciplines, I signed … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 14 Comments

Resolution on Non-Tenure Track Faculty and Shared Governance

This is a guest post from Karen Davis, a lecturer in cinematic arts at California State University, Monterey Bay, and a statewide academic senator. On January 23, the Academic Senate … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Teaching Race Against Racism

By Bill V. Mullen Arizona State Ethnic Studies Professor Lee Bebout is under attack by a white supremacist group called the “National Youth Front” for teaching a course at his … Continue reading

February 1, 2015

Adjuncts Push for Change in Colorado

This is a guest post from Don Eron, who recently retired from the University of Colorado Boulder as a senior instructor in writing and rhetoric. He is a member of … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Daniel Maguire on the McAdams Case at Marquette

The following letter, reprinted with permission, was written by Marquette University professor Daniel McGuire to Michael Lovell, president of the university, concerning the case of professor John McAdams, who was … Continue reading

January 20, 2015

UCI and AU Clinic Surveys

By Nancy Long Two surveys currently under way offer faculty a chance to support proposed exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s provisions that control access to copyrighted work. Please take … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

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