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How to Build a Life in the Humanities : Meditations on the Academic Work-Life Balance

By: Semenza, Greg Colón.
Contributor(s): Sullivan, Jr, Garrett A | Grafton, Anthony.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (264 p.).ISBN: 9781137428899.Subject(s): College teachers -- United States -- Social conditions | Humanities -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- United States | Universities and colleges -- United States -- Graduate work | Work and family -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How to Build a Life in the Humanities : Meditations on the Academic Work-Life BalanceDDC classification: 378.1/20973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I Professional Life -- Chapter 1 Life in a Liberal Arts College -- Chapter 2 Life in a Community College -- Chapter 3 Life in a Research University -- Chapter 4 Teaching -- Chapter 5 Grading -- Chapter 6 Departmental and University Citizenship -- Chapter 7 Research and the Public -- Part II Personal Life -- Chapter 8 Imposter Phenomenon -- Chapter 9 Academic Guilt -- Chapter 10 Depression -- Chapter 11 Downtime -- Chapter 12 Maternity -- Chapter 13 Life with Children
Chapter 14 Life without Children -- Chapter 15 Aging -- Part III Diverse Lives -- Chapter 16 Class -- Chapter 17 Religion -- Chapter 18 Race/Ethnicity -- Chapter 19 Gender -- Chapter 20 Disability -- Chapter 21 Sexual Orientation -- Part IV Life Off the Tenure Track -- Chapter 22 Life as an Adjunct -- Chapter 23 Life as a Graduate Student -- Chapter 24 Life after Retirement -- Chapter 25 Life after Academe -- Contributors
Summary: A follow-up to the popular Graduate Study for the 21st Century, this book seeks to expand professional development to include the personal aspects of daily lives in the humanities. How to Build a Life in the Humanities delves into pressing work-life issues such as post-tenure depression, academic life with children, aging, and adjuncting.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I Professional Life -- Chapter 1 Life in a Liberal Arts College -- Chapter 2 Life in a Community College -- Chapter 3 Life in a Research University -- Chapter 4 Teaching -- Chapter 5 Grading -- Chapter 6 Departmental and University Citizenship -- Chapter 7 Research and the Public -- Part II Personal Life -- Chapter 8 Imposter Phenomenon -- Chapter 9 Academic Guilt -- Chapter 10 Depression -- Chapter 11 Downtime -- Chapter 12 Maternity -- Chapter 13 Life with Children

Chapter 14 Life without Children -- Chapter 15 Aging -- Part III Diverse Lives -- Chapter 16 Class -- Chapter 17 Religion -- Chapter 18 Race/Ethnicity -- Chapter 19 Gender -- Chapter 20 Disability -- Chapter 21 Sexual Orientation -- Part IV Life Off the Tenure Track -- Chapter 22 Life as an Adjunct -- Chapter 23 Life as a Graduate Student -- Chapter 24 Life after Retirement -- Chapter 25 Life after Academe -- Contributors

A follow-up to the popular Graduate Study for the 21st Century, this book seeks to expand professional development to include the personal aspects of daily lives in the humanities. How to Build a Life in the Humanities delves into pressing work-life issues such as post-tenure depression, academic life with children, aging, and adjuncting.

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Gregory Colón Semenza is Associate Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, USA. He is the author of Sport, Politics, and Literature in the English Renaissance and, with Laura L. Knoppers, Milton in Popular Culture. He has also published numerous essays on such popular culture topics as Tim Blake Nelson's 'O,' children's versions of Milton's Comus, and Shakespeare: The Animated Tales.

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