Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia
:: My doctoral program did a really great job training me to be an expert in an area of study—but not a really great job training me to share this expertise with the world outside of academia.
:: So, what does it mean to be a freelance academic?
:: Networking: Don’t you think, in our new virtual age, we can strip the word of its sleaziness and imbue it with what it has given me these last few weeks? A community, and hope?
:: Indeed, the biggest change required to become a Freelance Academic is to recognize that, in the words of a dear friend from grad school, They’re never going to let you in the club.
:: Rape is commonplace until you try to prove to someone else that rape happened.
:: She tries to say she is sorry, so sorry, but the words fly away like birds.