May 9th, 2004


(S)he's Leaving Home

Tim Burke’s response to Erin O’Connor’s post on leaving academia.
AcademyGirl’s point-by-point response to Burke.
Apartment 401 on having left, Wolfangel on getting an MA and getting out, Mister BS on his last class.
Eugene Volokh on “academic Calvinism” (via Crooked Timber).
Thoughtful comments at Caveat Lector on the “ethics of work” in the academy, with a pointer to the Invisible Adjunct thread on jobs and working conditions in the humanities.
David Lodge, in the Guardian, on Nabokov’s Pnin (via Crooked Timber).