The Blogora: The Rhetoric Society of America


Saying stupid things in public

Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 4, 2013 - 9:41am

"Donica said, however, that successful candidates at teaching institutions need to be excited about teaching things besides their research specialties (his is American literature). "God forbid we should teach composition," he quipped to knowing nods in the crowd. (The MLA attracts plenty of rhetoric Ph.D.s who want to teach writing but also literature Ph.D.s who know that there are jobs in composition.)"

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