Comments on: Workers of the Corporate University, Unite! http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/ History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:11:27 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Baudrillard's Bastard http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/comment-page-1/#comment-71 Sun, 20 Jan 2008 16:50:57 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/#comment-71 Sunday reading list

This week we advertised for three academic presses, quoted Benjamin Rush and Charles Brockden Brown, mused on the ghosts of California’s carceral past, posted photos of people photographing each other and “art,” and applied the lessons of Arthur Mer…

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By: Feminist Law Professors » Blog Archive » Marc Bosquet, “How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation” http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/comment-page-1/#comment-37 Fri, 11 Jan 2008 16:39:48 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/#comment-37 [...] Historiann. Feminist Law Prof Marina Angel has done related work concerning the legal academy, see e.g. [...]

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By: Historiann http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/comment-page-1/#comment-36 Fri, 11 Jan 2008 05:13:36 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/#comment-36 Historiann started her Ph.D. program in 1990, after hearing all of that 1989 propaganda too…it’s remarkable how that wishful thinking spread so quickly. Another thing that the 1989 report didn’t take into account is all of the Ph.D.’s from the 1980s who were still on the market in the 1990s. That truly was the “lost generation” of scholars, at least in History.

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By: James Stripes http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/comment-page-1/#comment-35 Fri, 11 Jan 2008 00:57:38 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/#comment-35 I started my PhD program with great optimism in 1989 (the year “Prospects for Faculty in Arts and Sciences” was published). I’ve now been working as an adjunct more years than I spent in college earning three degrees. Books like Marc Bousquet’s relieve some of the guilt I suffer for the mess I’ve made of my once promising career, but fail to improve my morale.

Misery loves company. Thanks for the links?

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By: bing mcghandi http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/comment-page-1/#comment-34 Thu, 10 Jan 2008 23:22:14 +0000 http://www.historiann.com/2008/01/10/workers-of-the-corporate-university-unite/#comment-34 Huzzah! That’s great! I am reminded of a Bill Mauldin cartoon from WWII:

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The caption reads: “You’ll get over it, Joe. Oncet I wuz gonna write a book exposin’ the army after th’ war myself.”

HJ

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