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Queerly Theorising Higher Education & Academia: Symposium Registration

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Queerly Theorising Higher Education & Academia: Interdisciplinary Conversations

Half-day International Symposium

Monday 8th December 2014, 12 noon – 7:30pm, followed by a drinks reception…

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Higher Education

Call for contributions: Power, Acceleration and Metrics in Academic Life

There is little doubt that science and knowledge production are presently undergoing dramatic and multi-layered transformations accompanied by new imperatives reflecting broader socio-economic and technological developments. 426 more words

Higher Education


About a month ago one of the students I work with at Indiana University tried to convince me to do yoga with her. I laughed. A few days after her initial attempt she asked again and I said I would look at the schedule and might start once I got back from my trip to Colorado last month. 1,072 more words

Graduate School

In Which I Encourage Students to Make Research Boxes

It is the height of teaching season! Fortunately, it is also fall break; I wanted to take advantage of this pause in my schedule to share my how research education sessions have evolved since beginning to incorporate lessons learned from reading   393 more words


Making Sense of University Day

It’s the fourth year I’ve been a student at UNC and the first time I’ve been to University Day, the celebration of the university’s birthday. 626 more words

Higher Education

What ails higher education?

The Hindu | October 12, 2014 | Albert P’Rayan

There is an urgent need to form a movement that fights for reforms in education.

In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-15, not a single university from India could make it to the list of top 275 universities in the world and no Indian institute for engineering and technology figures in the list of top 100 universities for that category. 845 more words