Resources for Non-Academic Careers and Humanities PhDs

Note: Contact me if you have additions or even ideas for additions. Sections ♦ THE SKY IS FALLING (if you’re a PhD) ♦ Relax, Friend: There Are Non-Academic Opportunities ♦ We Need to Fix the Academy ♦ Cool Programs Aimed at Taking that Initial Step ♦ It’s OKAY to...

New Žižek book: Less Than Nothing

Žižek has a new book on Hegel: Less Than Nothing. And I ordered it! Finally! I say that kinda like someone who has read everything by Žižek and has been thirsty for more, but that’s not really true. There’s plenty of his stuff that I haven’t read....

Your first conference presentation

It's sort of like when you go up to the big kids' diving board for the first time because, hey, every kid has to do it eventually, and you know it's not really that bad, but then you look down at the water way, way down below and oh! this was a terrible...

Confessions of a Sleazy English Professor

I’ve had tenure for awhile now, but I’ve only recently found the courage to teach my “Graphic Novels as Literature” course. And by “Graphic Novels as Literature,” I mean a couple old issues of Amazing Spider-Man I found in my...