Earlier today my friend, Keith Harris, published his manifesto encouraging people in his position to “reject the academic job market.”
Here is my advice: become an independent scholar and do what you love.
Having known Keith for a number of years I am not surprised by what I read. It’s straight and to the point. Without forming much of an opinion one way or the other I re-tweeted the post. Keith thanked me and suggested that I share my thoughts on the blog. At first I resisted, but taking a break from student comment writing is just what the doctor ordered, so here it goes. Continue reading →