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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 101–134.
Published: 01 May 2021
... these scholars teach. Employing previously unprocessed data from Statistics Canada and in dialogue with research on higher education, including the writings of Pierre Bourdieu, this article discusses the mechanisms through which faculty hiring patterns in Canadian English departments are strongly tied to PhD...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... tend to be from one small sector of PhD-granting institutions; the enormous preference for elite affiliation in these hiring competitions has stratified the discipline to the point that just 1 percent of faculty at top-ranked English departments are graduates from the so-called bottom 75 percent of PhD...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 195–202.
Published: 01 May 2005
... quarter, and an additional seven lecturers were hired back. Though plans are still in the air to create a "free standing" writing program outside of the English Department, as of February "none of the Standing Committees [of the Faculty Senate] fully agreed with this recommendation...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 137–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
... date), I was working at a time when curmudgeonly and anti-intellectual senior faculty in English, some of whom had produced little or no scholarship in decades, could (and did!) vote against hiring or tenuring brilliant and promising junior colleagues who identified...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 211–218.
Published: 01 May 2005
... means that lesser programs in the liberal arts spread out on the campuses won't all be able to hire new full-time faculty. These and similar reforms are pushing this system in the right direction. And—the best part is that all of this has been done without, for instance, having to raise...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 101–122.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., state funding, and also captured some bequests and endowed money. So they hired me as someone they hoped, because I had an interest in new media and I had done this research in the writing of ordinary persons, would provide a bridge between the alienated literature faculty and the rhetoric...
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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): 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 (2007) 2007 (69): 95–113.
Published: 01 November 2007
... conditions. I’m on an ADE committee doing a survey of hiring practices to create a database so we can chart change in the use of adjunct, part-time, non-tenure-stream faculty. Having participated in that process, I have no idea whether I’m going to rot in hell...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 65–79.
Published: 01 May 2011
... these developments? Silverman  My years at Berkeley were extremely rich. The faculty was already exceptional in 1991, when I arrived, and it soon became even Silverman Interview 71 stronger. Judith Butler was hired by the rhetoric department shortly after I...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 129–135.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., is not that it is a right, but that it is the key to the productivity and usefulness of higher education. Innovation and creativity within universities is strongly enhanced by the general provision of autonomy to individual faculty members. Centralized hierarchies tend to suppress...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 53–61.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in the country with over 67,000 students, and the New American University will have 100,000, spread out over twenty- five campuses. Crow has “hired more than 600 tenured or tenure- track faculty members, and last year, for the first time, won a spot on the National Science...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 203–210.
Published: 01 May 2005
... education. The problem is possibly worse in Continuing Education. As program coordinator, I am compelled by employment standards in Adult and Continuing Education at my college to hire teachers below the rates of compensation for adjunct faculty, a rate set...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 149–154.
Published: 01 November 2006
... knowledge, no professor felt that the unionization of graduate assistants had negatively affected faculty-student relations—perhaps for this reason, the results of a poll of directors of graduate studies on this issue were never released by the administration. Why, then, does NYU's...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2006
... John . New York : Palgrave , 2005 . 97 - 112 . Illich Ivan . `` Text and University—on the idea and history of a unique institution .'' 2006 June 8 . < www.davidtinapple.com/illich/1991_text_and_university.PDF >. Kant Immanuel . The Conflict of the Faculties=Der...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2008
...: The Forty-Year Assault on the Middle Class [Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2008], Jack H. Schuster and Martin J. Finkelstein’s The American Faculty: The Restructuring of Academic Work and Careers [Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2006]) “The thing being made in a university is humanity...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2008
... by Fred Jameson, Terry Eagleton, and Stanley Aronowitz, and various other people would give presentations in the afternoons. I think I was the most junior person there, the only person who wasn’t a graduate student or a faculty member. Cohen How did you end up...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 25–46.
Published: 01 May 2009
... assistant to the journal while a doctoral student at Carnegie Mellon University. Williams You went to graduate school at Harvard in the late 1940s, finishing in 1952. Universities were growing, hiring faculty; it was the postwar moment, when there was a massive effort...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., but the spirit causes it in itself,” he is referring to “knowledge in the imagina- tion,” not to intellectual knowledge (Ia, q. 84, a. 6, 34–35, 36–39). The introduction here of the imagination as a faculty of the soul enables Aquinas to be very precise in defining the relationship between 148...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 67–85.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Scholarship (1966-69), migrated to Oxford for his graduate work in modern languages (BPhil, 1968; DPhil, 1972). He taught at Cambridge and Oxford until 1977, when he joined the faculty of Cornell, where he has remained and where he is Class of 1916 Professor of English...