Category Archives: PhDing (in doubt)

Storify Post: I’m Not Having Any of Your Oppression in the Academy – Law School Edition

Getting really tired of this ableist academic fuckery, over here. I’m Not Having Any of Your Oppression in the Academy – Law School Edition. I’m Not Having Any of your Oppression in the Academy. Advertisements

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Congress 2017 – The Next 150, On Indigenous Lands: A Settler Colonial Reconciliatory Facade

Despite not going to Congress this year, I noticed an awful lot of problematic things. Here’s a list. Continue reading

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Story from the Chronic Pain Chronicles (Vol. 2)

I haven’t taken any painkillers since the morning of May 9th. For someone who takes two Tylenol Arthritis* three times a day THIS IS HUGE. I’m sure my liver is jumping for joy at this moment in time. The last … Continue reading

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Storify Post: I’m Really Done with Oppression in the Academy

Man oh man am I tired. Not apparently tired enough to write not one, but TWO rants on twitter in less than twenty-four hours on oppression in academia. But too tired to re-figure out how to embed Storify posts in WordPress … Continue reading

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Post-PhD Employment

I was in my second year of university when I first thought, “Wow, being a professor would be pretty cool.” I started looking into what the job of a prof was like noting that finding a tenure track position was becoming … Continue reading

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Conferencing While Dis/abled

I was at a conference recently that claimed it was mindful of accessibility when it seems–at least to me–as though it was more of an afterthought. Now, I understand that planning events is very difficult: I have volunteered at conferences many … Continue reading

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Eight Tasks of the PhD

As of late, I’ve been thinking a lot about what a PhD program constitutes, and how best to explain that to those outside of academia, but also to folks who are not sure if they should embark on a doctoral … Continue reading

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