Tag Archives: Graduate School

How to Finish Your Dissertation When You Really Hate That Shit

There is a one-word answer to that question, and that word is spite. Spite is underrated because people think it is an emotion for selfish people who are just nasty for No Good Reason. In an academic context, though, spite … Continue reading

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Walking Away from Adjuncting

The post-academic blogosphere is awesome today. There is some great writing out there about How To Quit Adjuncting, including posts by After Academe and From Grad School to Happiness. Go forth and read. I can’t add much to their stellar … Continue reading

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Graduate School Delusions

Since I left academia, I have run into a few people who are afflicted with what I call Humanities Grad School Delusions. I can recognize them from a distance of forty paces because I was one of them once. I … Continue reading

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