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.)"

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/01/04/mla-meeting-new-phds-talk-...
Inside Higher Ed

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