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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 203–210.
Published: 01 May 2005
... . Errors and Expectations: A Guide for the Teacher of Writing . New York : Oxford U P , 1977 . Shor Ira . “ Illegal Literacy .” Journal of Basic Writing 9.1 ( 2000 ). Leo Parascondola Crossing the Remedial Bridge: Political Economy, Contingent Labor, and Differentiation...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 308–318.
Published: 01 May 2009
... focus more on the role of contingent labor as leaders in the movement for class- based solidarity. Of all the responses to the university’s decline, the movement to unionize graduate and adjunct employees, which dates back to the postwar period, most explicitly frames...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of decision's renewal. This phenomenon, along with the curtailed temporalities that it engenders, is crystallized, though in a different register, in Beckett's 1981 play for television, Quad . © 2015 Virginia Tech 2015 neoliberalism post-Fordism environmental power contingent labor liquidity...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 195–202.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Committee on Long-Term Policy for Freshman Composition (including Subject A): 2004-2005 . http://senate.UCRiverside.edu Griffin Susan . “ Contingent Labor and the Disciplines: A Round-Table Discussion .” COCAL IV: Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor conference , San Jose, California...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Eighteen years ago Mary G. Edwards published “The Decline of the American Professoriate, 1970-1990,” in which she outlined the all-too-familiar signposts: stagnant wages; the rise in contingent labor and deterioration of tenure-track positions; the feminization...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 149–154.
Published: 01 November 2006
... expressed aim of reducing the amount of contingent labor, without it looking like these would be replacements for striking workers. Ostensibly being brought in to fill brand-new positions, the fact that these adjunct professors might conveniently be asked to substitute for striking workers...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 144–152.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to say, “Everything is gone.” (50–51) Trethewey’s anaphora sets different temporalities of globalization in counterpoint, conjuring a homologous grammar of finality. Read in this way, the repetition of the sentences captures the contingent rhythms of labor in the wake of cataclysm, while...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 228–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., reproducing professing in ways that are detrimental to my students and to my own goals. As tenure-track job placement for PhDs in language and literature fields shrinks to 50 percent, as contingent labor swells to almost two-thirds of the faculty nationally, and as doctoral students express...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 248–253.
Published: 01 May 2009
... at this juncture—reliant primarily on contingent, on-demand labor and hiring more administrators than full-time faculty—super- flexibility could be the best skill a newly-minted PhD takes away from grad school. 250 the minnesota review But what is given up in trade for super-flexibility...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 185–194.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., of the necessary professional functions requisite for such recognition. But in the eyes of the law neither graduate students nor their mentors even so much as work at the university. According to the Supreme Court’s majority opinion in National Labor Relations Board v. Yeshiva University...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 2005
... with political implications in the same way that tenure, contingent labor, and the crisis in graduate education are keywords for cultural studies and Marxist scholars. The CSWP status reports should be widely disseminated, so that deans, provosts, tenure and promotion committees, chairpersons...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 145–152.
Published: 01 May 2009
... as something similar to a pension. After all, in some fields, many folks will not receive tenure until they’ve been working for low wages for twenty years or more: a dozen years to get the degree, another three to four years serving contingently—and then, finally, a “probationary” appointment...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2008
... contingent workforce” (323). Future studies in this vein would do well to factor the contingent into their calculations. At some institutions, contingent instructors comprise the preponderance of the teaching force. One such university is NYU, whose labor dynamics are treated at length...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 107–118.
Published: 01 November 2015
... options are available for artistic and cultural projects that attempt to imagine their way through, and/or intervene in, the neoliberal forces producing these attritions in, and of, labor and life. Drawing from certain developments in postwar avant-garde art and culture (e.g., Debord's notion of drift...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2014
...’ Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America . New York : Knopf . Denning Michael . 1997 . The Cultural Front: The Laboring of American Culture in the Twentieth Century . London : Verso . Haug W. F. 1986 . Critique of Commodity Aesthetics: Appearance, Sexuality...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 155–159.
Published: 01 November 2006
... ranks of corporate executives. With this centralization has come a corresponding decrease in faculty governance and academic freedom. This has been facilitated by a growing reliance on contingent academic labor, including GAs, adjuncts, lecturers and other non-tenure track faculty...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 101–122.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Jeffrey J. Williams Higher Exploitation: An Interview with Marc Bousquet For the past decade, Marc Bousquet has been one of the most trenchant critics of labor practices in higher education, especially...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 171–179.
Published: 01 May 2009
... works and social structures in their eagerness to nail down political meanings. The model of articulation, well known in cultural if not in literary studies, redeems such trespasses by allowing us to do justice to the contingency, mutability, and many-sidedness of cultural artifacts...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 179–193.
Published: 01 May 2005
...: The Return of Universalism" {New Literary History [Fall 2000 He teaches American Studies and was a member of the Labor Action Group at the University of Virginia. This interview took place at the Futures of American Studies Institute at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 179–184.
Published: 01 November 2007
... society, ensuring that no particular faction gains a monopoly, and to mitigate conflict among a pluralist society in which interests and goals will necessarily clash. Such a vision calls for political structures that are ad hoc, flexible, and contingent, where sites of power...