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How to be an academic failure?


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 22, 2014 - 7:14am


How to be an academic failure?
Carl Elliott

The Ruminator Review
http://www.whitecoatblackhat.com/academicfailure/

 

CMS Podcast: Susan Murray, “‘Natural Vision vs. Tele-Vision’: Defining and Managing Electronic Color in the Post-War Era”


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 22, 2014 - 4:10am


CMS Podcast: Susan Murray, “‘Natural Vision vs. Tele-Vision’: Defining and Managing Electronic Color in the Post-War Era”
http://cmsw.mit.edu/podcast-susan-murray-television-color-post-war/

 

CLAGS Fellowship Award


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 17, 2014 - 9:12pm


Sponsor: Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies
Program Number: 73797
Title: CLAGS Fellowship Award
E-mail: CLAGSFellowships@gmail.com
Web Site: http://clags.gc.cuny.edu/?p=fellowships_awards
Program URL: http://clags.gc.cuny.edu/?p=clags_fellowship
SYNOPSIS: A $2,000 award to be given annually for a graduate
student, an academic, or an independent scholar for work on a
dissertation, first, or second book related. The CLAGS Fellowship is
open to intellectuals who have demonstrated a significant contribution
to the field of gay and lesbian studies. Intended to give the scholar

 

Gender and Graduate Education: What Can a Male Faculty Member Speak?


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 16, 2014 - 3:47am


I was on a panel yesterday for McNair at the College of St. Scholastica.

One of the students, a woman, asked the two females faculty on the panel how being a woman impacted their experience as graduate students. The two female faculty offered insightful but entirely optimistic "You just need to work harder" "You can do it" answers. (I am totally not being fair to their answers to create a foil to my own; I am sorry about that.)

 

College English


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 15, 2014 - 6:31pm


College English, Vol. 76, No. 5, May 2014

Table of Contents

From the Editor
Kelly Ritter
Emerging Voices: Talking over the Fence: Writing in Turn-of-the-Century Farm Journals
Alicia Brazeau
Show Abstract
Collaboration (in) Theory: Reworking the Social Turn’s Conversational Imperative
William Duffy
Show Abstract
Liberal Learning, Professional Training, and Disciplinarity in the Age of Educational “Reform”: Remodeling General Education [FREE ACCESS]
Linda Adler-Kassner
Show Abstract
Review: Theory, Practice, and the Disciplinary Cross-Narrative [FREE ACCESS]

 

"The Academy and Its Futures" issue of Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 14, 2014 - 12:07pm


"The Academy and Its Futures" issue of Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
full name / name of organization:
Benjamin Mangrum / Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email:
bmangrum@email.unc.edu
Call for Submissions

 

Ernesto Laclau passes away at 78


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 14, 2014 - 5:30am


Ernesto Laclau passes away at 78

From: http://www.buenosairesherald.com/article/156933/ernesto-laclau-passes-aw...

Historian and political theorist Ernesto Laclau has passed away after suffering a stroke in the Spanish city of Seville, at 78 years of age.

 

RSA14 Final Draft program is now available online


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 11, 2014 - 8:26pm


RSA14 Final Draft program is now available online.

On this draft you will also find our A/V availability. We have made every effort to honor all requests for audio-visual technology made with submissions. Each A/V room will have a screen and projector equipped with a standard VGA cable. Participants are expected to provide their own devices and any appropriate connector to work with a standard VGA cable.

 

liquid blackness


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 11, 2014 - 8:24pm


liquid blackness Publication Announcement and Symposium Reminder

liquid blackness is proud to announce the release of our second publication, the first of two issues dedicated to the 2014 liquid blackness Symposium, which begins tomorrow, April 11, on blackness, aesthetics, liquidity. The publication can be viewed online at http://www.liquidblackness.com/LB2.pdf. Additional information on the Symposium is included below.

 

Journal Death (Hiatus?): Controversia: An International Journal of Debate and Democratic Renewal


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 9, 2014 - 8:18pm


Controversia: An International Journal of Debate and Democratic Renewal