modern disappointment.

A place to file your complaints. Submissions welcome.

It’s Not the Stamp of Approval. It’s More Useful.

Intrepid Adjunct Professors and Contingent Lecturers! How many times have you said to yourself, “I wish there were a way to quickly explain that I’ve just spent my entire semester … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 8 Comments

The True Meaning of Santa. Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Believe in Altruism.

By Rosario¬†Marzipan Editor’s note: Typically Modern Disappointment sticks with subjects that are, for lack of a better phrase, not inspirational. But this story from Rosario Marzipan came from a place … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Margaret Mary Vojtko Remembered

Margaret Mary Vojtko was a galvanizing figure for many adjuncts/contingent/part-time educators when she passed in September of 2014. Margaret Mary’s life was significant. Her death was shocking, and was literally … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

It Pays to be Smart. Or So You Think.

By Sinnamon Rohl on behalf of Madjuncts Unite Press As editor of Modern Disappointment, I encourage artists and writers to submit their work for publication. Here is our first¬†guerrilla art … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 8 Comments