Since grading my last final exams about a month ago, I’ve found myself in a peculiar situation: I’m still employed (and getting paid!) until the end of this month, but I don’t have any work to do for Tulane and haven’t yet lined up my next opportunity. This has left me with an awkward schedule. Continue reading “The Urgency in My Leisure”
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Okay, I’ll make my own megaphone!
A while back I wrote about the difficulty I’d had finding a group to represent Contingent Faculty. Although there are a few entities serving this purpose–the New Faculty Majority and the American Association of University Professors among them–I’d never seen much action from either group in all the time I’ve been working on this issue. Continue reading “Okay, I’ll make my own megaphone!”
Does anyone have a megaphone?
There’s been a lot of progress in the two years that I’ve been advocating for contingent faculty within the Society for Classical Studies (SCS). We’re now represented by our own committee, have a seat at the table in Professional Matters, and are about to gain greater protections–at least in theory–through a revised Statement of ProfessionalContinue reading “Does anyone have a megaphone?”