I realise what I feel more and more is the integrity I have transmitted to my children – the need to live with integrity, with grit, with fierce determination and entirety – is not something I have been able to live my own life through; really, not at all. 412 more words
Having already devoted my two last posts to John Pepall’s attack on “university historians”, I don’t wish to go on beating a dead horse. But inasmuch as I find his take on the nature of history’s relevance misguided, and his understanding of history as an academic discipline factually incorrect, I am loath to leave the subject on a wholly negative note. 1,048 more words
Last week, we got into a discussion about advising relationships that don’t work. In the comments, Ashley Duester posted the following:
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I have encountered a sort of code of silence and protectionism among professors in which they routinely engage what I can only refer to as “pledges of loyalty” to the college of professors to which they belong.