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Announcing the Graduate Journal of Food Studies 3.1

We at the Graduate Journal of Food Studies are delighted to present our fourth issue (volume 3, no. 1), which features five original research articles that were first presented at the GAFS  142 more words

Food Studies

Disrupting Discourse and Finding My Voice

Like Roxane Gay or even Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, I too struggled with the idea of being a feminist. 592 more words

Academia

We're number one! (Oops)

FiveThirtyEight has just run a piece on why college tuition has risen so much from 2000 to the present and takes on the question of how much administration and salary and amenity costs have eaten up and found that these are responsible for about a quarter of the rise in tuition.   346 more words

Academia

Revelations and the Researcher

 (Picture of performer Delilah Jones).

I first went to university in 2002 to study Philosophy at a Redbrick. I hated it. I danced at the same time and dropped out 18 months in. 1,091 more words

Sociology

Ph.D submission

On the 31st of August 2016 I submitted my thesis.

There were no fireworks, corks popping, no punching the air and no real feeling of victory. 225 more words

PhD

ANT and ethnography

we believe ANT is here to stay, and for good reason. Despite some specific limits we describe later, ANT, to invoke Lamont’s (2012) recent assessment of Bourdieu, is “good to think with.” But, as John Law and Vicky Singleton argue in the afterword, it may also provide some valuable ways to act 

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The Strange Death(?) of Political History

Historians are back in the news, this time not as a scolds (“this bit of history in popular culture isn’t historical enough”) but as Cassandras. Recently Fredrik Logevall and Kenneth Osgood, writing under the… 1,628 more words

American Revolution