Tag Archives: Higher Education

A Year In Review… And A Turn to the Future

Well, 2016 has sucked. From way, way, way too many celebrity deaths (or at least ones I actually liked) to “democracy” gone awry at pretty much every turn to a host of other issues that have made this the “Worst. … Continue reading

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When School Meets Football

Apologies for the long delay. I’ve been packing and moving. It’s a huge task in the best of times and I was leaving one country for another, making it even harder. Suffice it to say I had little time for … Continue reading

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Looking Back In…

There are a lot of beautiful places in the UK. Coventry is not one of them. I wish I had paid more attention to that when I decided to go to school there. Sure, there are nice parts like anywhere, … Continue reading

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Maintaining Relevance

It’s always nice to feel prescient and relevant when writing. There’s almost nothing worse than feeling out-of-touch with my audience or society around me. A few recent articles and events have happened over the last few weeks to make me … Continue reading

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Darker Side of Academia

Higher education in the West has become a commodity. There have been numerous articles, studies, posts, etc. about how universities now are now becoming sprawling institutions of administration geared toward making money (this Onion article may be satire, but it’s … Continue reading

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Watching Without Fear

Today is the day. Daredevil season 2 has been released on Netflix. I won’t be watching. Not that I don’t want to watch it. I’m highly looking forward to it, actually. I thoroughly enjoyed season 1 and absolutely loved Jessica … Continue reading

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End of the Line

There’s a song from the band Traveling Wilbury’s called ‘End of the Line’. It starts off with the line ‘Well it’s all right…’ doing something, repeated in various iterations. In other words, there are lots of reasons why it’s all … Continue reading

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At the Dark End of the Street

I’m done!  Mostly.  I think… I’ve completed a full revised draft of the entire thesis.  It’s even under the maximum word limit.  Mostly it’s good, with some very strong sections.  I have sent it off to my advisor for last … Continue reading

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Reflections On Me

As you may remember from my last post a few weeks ago (sorry for the long wait) I had a few interviews last week.  After I wrote that post I got invited to another interview, as well, so I had … Continue reading

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We Have A Few Questions For You

I’ve been lucky enough (skilled enough? able to sell myself enough?) to be called in to interview for a few fellowships next week.  One is a full-time position teaching a few core first-year modules, the other is a half-time teaching … Continue reading

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