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October 16, 2017
The radical move might be to quit, writes Claire B. Potter.
October 13, 2017
The reliable moment we experience on a campus may not be positive or even comforting, observes Jeff Rice, but rather a confirmation of frustration.

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October 16, 2017
Someday, the bell will toll for all faculty. There's only one way to prevent it and it doesn't involve adjuncts quitting en masse.
October 16, 2017
Is it possible to teach self-awareness? Especially to adults?
October 16, 2017
A modest proposal to Amazon.

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February 8, 2010
The New York Times last month reported a story about several politically active students who crossed the line from what the Times called “high jinks” to allegedly committing a federal felony (by breaking into the office of Senator Mary Landrieu of Louisiana to learn whether the Senator’s office was deliberately not answering phone calls). While this criminal activity is nothing short of outrageous, I assume it is an aberration. It is, however, connected to a bigger problem.
February 5, 2010
Maria Shine Stewart, a first timer at the annual gathering of literature and language instructors, will be paying off the trip for a while. But it was well worth it for the content and camaraderie, she writes.
February 4, 2010
Professors may get much better feedback by waiting a while -- and then asking students to reflect on what stayed with them, writes Tom Deans.
February 3, 2010
Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, died last week. Scott McLemee salutes a voice of dissent.
February 3, 2010
Unlike many other, less famous writers, Howard Zinn treated a young editorial assistant like a person. Rachel Toor remembers him fondly.

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