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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 203–210.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Mina . 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 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 (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
... reduced support for solid, analytic education. 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...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
... by contingent networks of power and control that lack a material basis in production. However, as Chris Harman explains in Zombie Capitalism (2010), what matters to capitalism is not “the physical form or how socially useful the product” or whether labor power is put to use in “material...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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) as...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... detail how the deep fidelity practiced by the central couple in the film — most powerfully on display in its unexpected climax — develops a concrete figure of the day-by-day labors, the unending process of remaking, renewal, and reinvention required in any authentic marriage and hence any truly utopian...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Anne-Lise François This essay draws on the example of Emily Dickinson's experiments with meter and line to review the multiple valences that attach to precariousness, a term that is sometimes synonymous with précarité and the casualization of labor but that also carries a less negatively charged...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-granting universities. This situation amounts to an ethical crisis, not just a labor one. The myth that “competition” is an appropriate mainstay for hiring is a toxic one for the humanities, as the process frequently fails: qualified candidates are unsuccessful not as a result of their own shortcomings but...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 308–318.
Published: 01 May 2009
... problems that I describe” (xi). While Donoghue sees tenured professors as the potential, but currently passive agents of change, the commentaries that have evolved out of the academic labor movement focus more on the role of contingent labor as...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 149–154.
Published: 01 November 2006
... positions, in contradiction to its 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 248–253.
Published: 01 May 2009
... created by this kind of labor system for six years now, my credo takes the form of a proposal for working against it. So this essay is an argument for developing, as a counterpart to the class consciousness of the contingent (grad or adjunct) instructor, a graduate student “pack consciousness...
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the minnesota review (1 November 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. The...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 228–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
... 50 percent, as contingent labor swells to almost two-thirds of the faculty nationally, and as doctoral students express reservations about taking jobs at what were once considered plum assignments because of the imbalanced lives they fear will result, I have to ask whether I’m warmly...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 144–152.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in this way, the repetition of the sentences captures the contingent rhythms of labor in the wake of cataclysm, while the gerund phrases in apposition with each “job” emphasize the endless and ongoing tasks of repairing the coast and maintaining basic life supplies. This reading...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 145–152.
Published: 01 May 2009
... think of their salaries after tenure 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 185–194.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 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 in The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 in the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Women's service becomes a theoretical lens 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...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 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 444 U.S. 672 (1980), the faculty cannot unionize because they function as managers rather than as workers. Who then do...