Some will probably label me a “non-meritorious” Dalit from the “reserved category”. But I am not ashamed of my identity and you shouldn't be either.
As a poet, an academic, and a Dalit, this is the story of finding myself in English and forgetting my way home.
A month after Raya Sarkar's list of alleged sexual predators polarised Indian academia, an attempt at understanding its origin and impact.
We have benefited immensely from a system that is skewed in our favour. If we stay silent as it crushes others, we become enablers of injustice.
An interview with Raya Sarkar whose crowdsourced 'cautionary list' has sparked a polarising ideological debate among Indian feminists.
An open letter from a senior academic to some of the men in her life who abused, assaulted, or harassed her and the women who enabled them.
If you had to choose one, would you rather give up caffeine or alcohol while writing your thesis?
A new report shows how much EU money each area of research gets in the UK. British archaeologists are especially worried as their field tops the list, with 38% of its funding coming from Europe.
Publish AND perish?
Academia is lonely and difficult and thankless, but – no, there is no but.
You already know the answer.
Ask me how my thesis is going one more time.
We wanted to know why so many people seem to hate experts in the EU referendum campaign. Who better to ask than experts themselves?
"Work-life balance is when you drink and write at the same time."
Porque al final, lo que cuenta es el premio.
Christian Ott, a young astrophysics professor at Caltech, engaged in “discriminatory and harassing” behavior toward two female graduate students, a university investigation has found.
You should totally read this instead of finishing the grant proposal that's due by midnight.
A la atención de la Real Academia (¿nos oyes, Pérez-Reverte?).
On this week's episode: a brief tale of an unsightly omen and an interview with MSNBC host, author, and professor Melissa Harris-Perry.
Professors are not only white, middle-aged men.
It takes a true fan.
ASK ME WHEN I "GRADUATE" ONE MORE TIME. I DOUBLE-DARE YOU.
Or will you destroy your dissertation?
You probably deserve a PhD in crisis counselling.
With great academic power comes a surprisingly limited amount of academic responsibility. Via Sh*t Academics Say.
The gray area where the leaked information resides — between public and private, prurient and illuminating — might not be the exception, but the new normal.
Academia taught me how to do one thing well. It wasn't until recently that I understood how well it prepared me to do another.
"How many AP classes did you take?"
"DIPLOMA INCLUDED?! Why the hell did I put myself through ten years of grad school? Lesson learned."
For the academic in us all.
Contains an excellent recipe for "vodka squash".
At 20 years old, it is a modern masterpiece.
Oops, just called something "problematic" again.
It's expensive, time consuming, and risky... so is it right for you?
Thinking of getting a Ph.D.? University of Utah professor Matt Might draws out what that's like.
Young people are our future, and the future looks pretty darn bright.
Although the research die is intended for authors writing historical fiction, it is also a useful tool for graduate students who need to finish papers before the sun rises. (Merit Badger via 9Gag)