Flash Forward: A University Without Professors.
By Toxteth Appleteat Editor’s note: This is satire, and hopefully not a predictor. For Immediate Release INTRODUCING FREEDOM UNIVERSITY Leading the way in for-profit education Freedom University (FU) … Continue reading
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
I am Sorry About the Ugly.
By Marianne Sandwich-Cake I am sorry about the ugly. I’m sorry about all the ugly. What’s my problem? Ugly graphic design and the rise of meme culture is ruining everything. … Continue reading
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
The Charlatan in the Room. The Secrets of Your Part-time Professor.
By Kareme D’Wheat Another semester begins. I arrive early, well dressed, and prepared for action. Like a doctor making a house call, I bring all my own equipment, tools, toys, … Continue reading
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
Invisible, in Life as Well as Death.
By Kareme D’Wheat When I read Jay Atkinson’s account in the Boston Globe of the forgotten and overlooked adjunct who died without so much as a consolatory flower arrangement, I … Continue reading
Complaints About My Fucking Job.
By Bert Toadstool Okay. I know what you’re thinking. It’s either “you’re lucky to have a job,” or “if you don’t like it, find another one!” Well, a) fuck you … Continue reading
Adjunct. The Modern Indentured Servant.
By Sinnamon Rohl I’m an adjunct. That means that when I am in the classroom with you, I’m your professor. But when I am in the company of other faculty … Continue reading