Tag: academic values

What students say education is for

eli , May 23rd, 2017

Sometime earlier this spring I asked the students in my Digital Cultures class to each write down a sentence (on a post-it) about what education was for. “Education is…


Overproduction as mass existentialism

eli , April 21st, 2016

Earlier this year, I observed that there are two kinds of scholarly overproduction, “herd” overproduction and “star” overproduction. I’d like to come back to that line of…


Herd overproduction and star overproduction

eli , January 14th, 2016

I’ve been thinking about certain scholars who have written, for lack of a more precise way of putting it, a lot. The sort of people who seem to…