Tag Archives: Academia

  1. Steps forward that should have already been in place

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    June 2, 2013 by badacademic2

    The 18-page out-of-court settlement with Disability Rights Advocates now binds Berkeley to make library materials accessible and to increase the staff and …
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  2. Things I wonder about this PostSecret Postcard

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    April 15, 2013 by badacademic2

        Was this an asshole professor? Or adjunct fed up with academia? What did this TA do that was …
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  3. Cautionary Tale # 6

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    April 2, 2013 by badacademic2

    More of a note to myself…. Though it is true that your advisor acts like they are on crack, when someone …
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  4. Deconstructing the mansplaining at Urban Ethics & Theory

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    February 9, 2013 by badacademic2

    Great response to a male academic doing the quintessential mansplaining thing to female academics who make the clearly dumb choice …
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  5. On Disabled Faculty at AAUP

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    January 18, 2013 by badacademic2

    An excellent article from the AAUP’s Academe magazine called “Extreme Bold” in the Faculty Ranks. The unfriendly nature of academia …
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  6. A great discussion over at Ianqui’s place

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    December 14, 2012 by badacademic2

    Sometimes, when your own disability is causing issues, blogging is on the back burner–well, really more like on the counter, …
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  7. Devaluing Higher Ed

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    October 7, 2012 by badacademic2

    There is a lot of talk right now about MOOCs — “free” online college classes with no required reading, no …
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