Tag Archives: dissertation

Reassess the Diss

I’m in the midst of a four-day faculty writing retreat. Seven hours each day of camping out in a conference room on campus, with 19 colleagues from various disciplines, and a middling catered lunch every day. Sounds glamorous, right? We’re … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, African American Lit, scholarship | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pending Research

I am not a tenure track faculty, although I very much want to be at my institution. Thus, I don’t have the crushing timeline of research production to meet, but I am aware that my research agenda needs to be … Continue reading

Posted in Profession, scholarship | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Of Dissertations And Degrees

It’s rare that a news story touches on the experiences of graduate school and academic work, and when it does, it’s perhaps even more rare that news outlets fully understand the ins and outs of graduate work, research, and academic … Continue reading

Posted in Academia, Profession | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment