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Practice with Infographics

Showing 2005 and last year’s college admission statistics.

Media Studies

Handbags and higher degrees: on working in a British university

You will be massively unsurprised to know that this piece is written in a personal capacity and does not reflect the views of my esteemed employer. 556 more words

Higher Education

Is Blogging Scholarship? Reflections on the OAH Panel

On Sunday, at the 2014 OAH Annual Meeting, I was part of a roundtable discussion entitled “Is Blogging Scholarship?” Several other participants have posted their thoughts… 1,502 more words


The Spill

When I was a kid, I spilled everything. Liquids were my particular specialty, but my clumsiness knew no bounds. If it could splatter, then I could spill it. 1,034 more words

Graduate School

Of Rants and Southern Snuffleupaguses

Today’s post is going to be a rant. Although I’m leaving academia at the end of the semester, I am still finishing this semester, which means I’m still attending my classes, doing my reading, and all that good stuff. 1,080 more words


Academe Amuse-Bouche: Expanding the Menu of Academic Publishing

I had the opportunity to attend the Essay in Public conference here at Brown University earlier this week at which speakers and participants discussed a full host of topics related to how we can best bring longform writing and dense content (such as the bulk of work created by academics) to the public. 677 more words

Food Studies

Blaming Israel leads to BDS

I hadn’t intended to write an extra post on this subject but several links came to my attention which you might find interesting.

It seems that the Americans were taken aback by Israel’s fierce rejection of Kerry’s blame and are… 1,990 more words

International Relations