WHY WOULD THEY COME TO OUR CONCERT JUST TO BOO US?
The other day I dreamed that I won a prize—namely, that I could have an exclusive meeting with Simon, or Garfunkel. Not both. I had to pick one. The entire dream was me agonizing over which one I’d choose. I didn’t even get to enjoy the prize. I don’t even like Art Garfunkel. This would literally not be a problem, and that’s assuming that I care enough about Paul...
jane says: baby making and academia →
reaganing: Some depressing facts I just learned in class about having an academic job at Berkeley and balancing work and family: Women with children are 20% less likely to get tenure Women typically delay having babies until they get tenure (most of them have kids between 38-40), whereas men don’t (most… I got a terminal MA at a non-Phd-granting institution, but they were interested in...
Fuck Yeah Women's History: In 2001 only 25% of the... →
fywomenshistory: from here. chart is from here. The AHA has some really interesting information on women historians and women in academia as a whole. The chart is from all academic institutions in the US, not just research institutes. Well this blows. Whoever says institutionalized sexism doesn’t exist… My MA institution currently has fourteen full-time professors in its history...
“Part of the reason we have you write P-papers is to have a work suitable for submission to an academic journal. Therefore, your papers should be between thirty and forty pages.” Seventeen including bibliography. Fuuuuuuuck.
CHILDHOOD CELEBRITY CRUSHES
Joey Lawrence, Perry Farrell, whoever played Bus Driver Stu Benedict on Pete and Pete, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwen Stefani, Waris Dirie, Gavin Rossdale, Kurt Cobain (posthumous), Courtney Love, Kathleen Hanna, Devon Sawa, Steve Buschemi, David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Axl Rose Whoa.