Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Part-Time Teaching Trap

Should I stay or should I go? To paraphrase those prophets of indecision, The Clash: If I stay there will be trouble. But if I go, will there be double? Several of my favorite post-academic bloggers have been pondering this … Continue reading

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Postacademicinnyc Gets A Note From Rosemary Feal

Thanks to the post-academic blogosphere, postacademic, and the many others who tweeted my blog post, I got a very considerate note from Rosemary Feal, Executive Director of the MLA. I sent her the complaint I had already written to another … Continue reading

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Dear Search Committee: Go Fuck Yourself

Want to know what happened at one of my two interviews at the MLA convention in Los Angeles last week? I sent these two emails to the Chair of the search committee after the convention. Dear Prof [Blah Blah], I … Continue reading

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