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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 101–134.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Lynn Arner This study investigates whether the hiring of professors in Canada, a land of public universities and inexpensive tuition, is more equitable in terms of socioeconomic class than the hiring of their counterparts in the United States. Featuring original data on the degrees of all tenure...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 137–142.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Academe. Showalter then divides her account by decade, describing the transformation of the university (or at least the English department) from “ivory tower” (50s) to “tenured towers” (90s). This transformation echoes William Tierney’s argument that the academic novel...
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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. The...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
... tenure-track positions; the feminization of the professoriate; and the subtle, yet profound, disappearance of support for intellectual work and research. Today faculty are “free” to do research; but with seven out of ten US college and university faculty in non-tenure track and part-time...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 308–318.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., who make a fraction of their tenured counterparts’ salaries, a number of books written by humanities professors have framed the decline of the university in terms of the deteriorating economic status of academic labor. As a group, these books place issues of class at the center...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 129–135.
Published: 01 November 2006
... original thought, fosters transparency and openness by assuring the job security of faculty, and helps to circulate and disseminate knowledge. In practice, many individual academics and institutions fall short of these goals. In particular, the system of tenure, allegedly the...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 145–152.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Marc Bousquet © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Marc Bousquet We Work I once shocked a colleague by responding to one of those newspaper stories about a prof “caught” mowing his lawn on a Wednesday afternoon by saying that many tenured faculty were morally entitled to...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 228–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
... wonder whether I am not, to paraphrase the title of Nancy Chodorow’s groundbreaking text, The Reproduction of Mothering, 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...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Katie Hogan 2005 the minnesota review 2005 Works Cited American Association of University Women . Tenure Denied: Cases of Sex Discrimination in Academia . Ed. Dyer Susan K. . Wasington, DC : American Association of University Women Educational Foundation and the American...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 137–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., even at this late 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...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 149–154.
Published: 01 November 2006
... departments. Doctoral students thus know all too well that fewer than half of them receive tenure track jobs within a year of receiving a diploma; that the number of non-tenured teachers continues to grow at a much faster rate than that of tenured faculty across the disciplines; that universities...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 167–171.
Published: 01 May 2008
... schools enjoyed tenure-line positions, and federal scholarship and loan programs made higher education accessible to low-income students. Yet my original cynicism was not simply wrong either. It is just as clearly the case that the discourse of meritocracy acts as an alibi for...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 7–13.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in the college’s American Studies program. She remained at Buffalo for five years, and was awarded tenure there. A multidisciplinary study of research methodology that she compiled in collaboration with four SUNY Buffalo colleagues was published as Feminist Scholarship: Kindling in...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 204–210.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... The behavior of some of my coercive colleagues in a department where I worked was regularly explained away as only the result of “past wounds” inflicted during the process of acquiring tenure. But I digress. I was talking about boredom. One of the things that can be said about...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 61–64.
Published: 01 November 2007
... may not do so to excess, as earnest enthusiasm and impassioned criticism are unscholarly. Such reviews suggest that the years invested in producing a scholarly monograph yield only professional returns: no one engages your ideas, but now they belong to a tenured...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... assessment surveys sent to academics in each discipline.” Each institution that ranked among the top ten in both assessment systems was included for this report.1 The faculty PhD information for tenured and tenure-line faculty was taken from department websites in September 2012 (see Table 1...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 129–132.
Published: 01 May 2008
... quad felt bright and still. I had finished a summer of intense work on my manuscript, Neoliberalism and the Global Lyric, and I was feeling good about my prospects for promotion. It’s not easy being a tenured radical. I have deans to appease and undergraduates to...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 95–113.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of what we thought about when we thought about composition. One of the interesting things that happened was that in that initial proposal said we should get rid of part-time faculty, that composition should be taught only by full-time, tenure...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 75–90.
Published: 01 May 2007
... together and then—how can I put this?—my tenure was finessed. I never came up for tenure at Columbia. There were three senior people in eighteenth century, so there was no way they were going to tenure somebody junior in the period. But at the very same time—this was a lucky, lucky break—Barnard...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 195–202.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Sandra Baringer 2005 the minnesota review 2005 Works Cited Bousquet Marc Scott Tony Parascondola Leo , eds. Tenured Bosses and Disposable Teachers: Writing Instruction in the Managed University . Carbondale : Southern Illinois UP , 2004 . Christopher Renny Teresa...