Tag: academic labor

Introducing the Collective Anthro Mini Lectures Project for #COVIDcampus

zoe , March 16th, 2020

By Page West and Zoë Wool During the past few months colleges and universities all over the world have shifted our teaching online because of the COVID 19…


The Challenges of Conducting Fieldwork in a Place You Call Home

Trauma and Resilience , August 17th, 2019

Anthrodendum welcomes guest blogger Saira Mehmood. She will be a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Spelman College in the 2019-2020 academic year….


Omens of an Intellectual Death

Guest Contributor , June 11th, 2019

Found Poems on “Scholarly Knowledge” from Promotion Review Letters by Dr. REDACTED, Professor of Anthropology, REDACTED University Dedicated to Dell Hymes, who once said, “One should react to the…


Reflecting on Boundaries, Protection, and Inspiration

Guest Contributor , May 22nd, 2018

By: Gina Athena Ulysse Before reading Zoe Todd’s “Should I stay or Should I go?,” I had been pondering writing a post about why and how, I, a…


We suck at (academic) politics

Kerim , April 27th, 2018

Ninety percent of the time if you were to read a blog post about academics and politics it would be a rant about “identity politics.” This isn’t going…


Academic work as charity

eli , March 15th, 2017

In so many ways, academic work is hard to recognize as being work in the standard wage-labor sense of that word. It can take place at all hours of day…


The “Age of Precarity” after the doctorate

eli , February 16th, 2017

I have my doubts about whether precarity is always a good category for academic labor organizing. But from within the universe of European precarity discourse, I especially admire Mariya…


Papers on French philosophy, precarity and protest

eli , November 21st, 2016

It’s been a fun year for me (leaving aside here, you know, many disturbing political events, trends, pomps and circumstances, because this isn’t that kind of blog) because some…