Dear friends and colleagues,
I’ve been working on a document, text shared below, on Best Practices for Supporting Junior Scholars in Academic Organizations. I invite any feedback, comments, and edits you may […]
Christine Yao edited the post Precarity and Activism: A CSGSP Roundtable at #MLA18 in the group MLAgrads: on MLA Commons 2 years, 8 months ago
In one of our three sponsored roundtables at #MLA18 we focus on precarity and activism for graduate students and non-tenure-track faculty. We ask, how do graduate students engage activism from the position of precarity? How do these issues impact research and teaching? Issues include confronting rape culture, creating space for junior scholars…[Read more]
Guest post by Melissa Phruksachart (NYU). Have an idea for a piece about the graduate student experience? Get in touch — we are on the lookout for contributors!
“It cannot be denied that the university is a […]
Christine Yao wrote a new post What Do the Interfolio Fee Changes Mean For You? (A Rundown) in the group MLAgrads: on MLA Commons 3 years, 2 months ago
On July 10 Interfolio announced changes to its fee structure for job applicants.
Accounts are now free (note: through institutional memberships like MLA job applicants were previously able to make free […]
Just after we get through that end of semester crunch then comes preparations for next year’s MLA in early January. Here are some existing resources for graduate students about how to prepare for the conference and some interview tips. Good luck and solidarity! May you have some rest over the break.
Follow @MLAGrads on Twitter. Use #ML…[Read more]
Meet the 2016-2017 members of the Committee on the Status of Graduate Students in the Profession! We are passionate about advocating for graduate students — please feel free to reach out to us individually or at […]
Christine Yao started the topic New MLAgrads Blog Post: Asserting Yourself as a Junior Scholar in the discussion MLAgrads on MLA Commons 4 years, 3 months ago
Of Podcasts, Performances, and Public Engagement: Asserting Yourself as a Junior Scholar
I’m kind of scared of the academy/ I think my parents are proud of me/ I just wish I knew how to be comfortable here/ I never feel like I’m allowed to breathe/Rubbing shoulders with these old nerds/ Rockin’ sweater vests in they office hours/ Eating hors d’oeu…
I’m kind of scared of the academy/ I think my parents are proud of me/ I just wish I knew how to be comfortable here/ I never feel like I’m allowed to breathe/Rubbing shoulders with these old nerds/ Rockin’ sweat […]