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As I’ve written about, universities in the UK have offered us a 1% pay increase, which they implemented in December, backdating to August. My union went on strike twice last term, once in October and again once in December. Those representing support / professional services, as well as further education lecturers (who only received a […]

The Gun Scare

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On September 21, 2013
We know of the Red Scare. On campus, anticommunism during World War I and after World War II led to fired faculty and silenced opposition. Today we live in the Gun Scare. If professors speak out against the NRA, they are drummed out of their jobs.The website Campus Reform is their McCarthyite shock troops. I […]

I’m a fraud!

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On August 13, 2013
I don’t want to steal anyone’s thunder or appear to be piling on, but one aspect of Hugo Schyzer’s “confession” strikes me as especially problematic, especially at a time in which the humanities are under assault from well-funded conservative forces: his claim of academic fraudulence. He’s clearly not a fraud in the traditional sense, i.e. […]
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