16 juillet 2017

A Year With the New MLA

HomeWe finally have a handbook that has writers thinking more critically about citation than we ever have before, writes Peter Wayne Moe.
The eighth edition of the Modern Language Association’s handbook created quite a lot of chatter upon its publication last year -- and rightfully so -- both on my campus and in the academic press. More...

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Does Title IX Silence Sexual Assault Survivors?

HomeSexual assault takes away a victim’s power and agency, and to assist with their healing, universities need to affirm their agency and re-empower them, argues Cybill Rights. More...

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Weaponizing Free Speech

HomeBy targeting the comments of presumably left-wing professors, the right is using free speech as part of their long-term strategy of delegitimizing higher education itself, writes Victor Ray. More...

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Building Your Brand During a Career Transition

HomeFinding your passion in one particular area and cultivating it more intensely is a useful strategy, advises Adriana Bankston. More...

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Stranger in a Strange Land

HomeIf you want a classroom where students can speak freely and assess dangerous ideas, then you can't be a helicopter professor -- whether you’re a liberal, conservative or something in between, writes Francis J. Beckwith. More...

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Small Wins: A Mothers’ Group in the Academy

HomeWhen Tina Cheuk discovered firsthand that academe can still penalize women in their childbearing years, she founded a network for positive change. More...

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On Anti-Transgender Microaggressions

HomeAcademics want to know and explore critically, writes Francis Walker, but the way in which that curiosity is expressed in relation to trans people is fundamentally unbalanced. More...

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Navigating Harassment as a Young Black Femme

HomeWhat steps, asks Gabi Jordan, can women and femmes of color take to care for themselves amid a culture that fosters harassment. More...

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How to Build Your Own Career Fair

HomeIt’s an excellent way for Ph.D.s and postdocs to articulate how their skills might add value to organizations that lie outside their traditional disciplinary areas, writes Robert D. Pearson. More...

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Organizing Dynamic, Not Deadly, Retreats

HomeInstead of making participants roll their eyes, a retreat, when facilitated well, can be inspiring, clarifying and productive, write Julie A. Peterson and Lisa M. Rudgers. More...

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