Monthly Archives: August 2012

  1. Cautionary Tale #4

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    August 31, 2012 by badacademic2

    You should try not to piss off the people in power. This is often impossible, especially if you are a …
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  2. Ableism

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    August 29, 2012 by badacademic2

    This is an excellent example. And this piece does a good job in uncovering the implicit, but mostly explicit, ableism …
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  3. Grad Student or Grad Employee?

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    August 27, 2012 by badacademic2

    I mentioned in my previous post that Disability Offices are used to dealing with undergrads. Faced with grad students, they …
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  4. Disabled Grad Students & Disability Offices

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    August 27, 2012 by badacademic2

    Were you registered with your undergrad institutions Disability Office? And likely had a good experience in undergrad because you know, …
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  5. Cautionary Tale #3

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    August 27, 2012 by badacademic2

    Or yet another reason not to change your advisor: Your former advisor will act like a betrayed lover — ignore …
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  6. Cautionary Tale # 2

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    August 25, 2012 by badacademic2

    Expecting feminists to act feminist towards graduate students is usually naive. Better luck with “atypical” feminists.

  7. Cautionary Tale # 1

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    August 25, 2012 by badacademic2

    Never change advisors, the grass is shitty everywhere.