Returning to the place it all began:Radical acts of refusal from an academic on the outside

This is a talk I gave in February to Dartmouth College’s Department of Sociology. I could have waited until I was famous enough for someone to create a book of my best lectures and talks, but that day isn’t here yet, and I need to work on getting my words and thoughts out, so here …

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I’m allowed to feel disappointed

Talking with Jill yesterday about disappointment and the post-ac hustle, I was reminded of Kate Ragon's chapter for The Precariat & The Professor, "Pleasure & Paradoxes of Organizing in the Corporate University." We come to academia for a variety of reasons, but so many of us arrived here because we are idealists, we are dreamers-- …

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Building a Public Commons for the Precariat

We're so happy and excited with the submissions we've received and we look forward to building interest in the anthology and impacting change. Moving forward, as we edit, work with a publisher, and get the book to market, we want to be able to give the contingent a platform to speak and connect. We'd like …

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