Turns out some academics use ghostwriters, but even the many who don’t use them depend on good editors.
Republicans in the state legislature are pushing a bill to eliminate tenure, threatening the reputation of Iowa's public universities.
Yes, academics miss our in-person scholarly meetups. But the online version of the annual MLA convention had its own virtues.
It’s time for a wholesale reimagining of faculty careers.
“In graduate school I learned how to find facts, but the profession only wanted them presented in a certain way.”
How to meet your writing goals — really — in 2021.
Even well into your career, you may still be figuring out a productive writing practice.
A Holocaust scholar and philosopher talks about writing, faculty retirement, and scholarly friendships.
Rita Felski on enjoyment, criticism, attachment, and the future of literary studies.
Many doctoral students feel a crisis of purpose amid Covid-19: Should they bother to keep writing?
A doctorate takes time. That's a good thing.
Two disciplines facing particular challenges are education and foreign languages.
An academic-writing specialist answers your questions on time management and productivity.
How to promote your new scholarly book — without a huge budget and without being awkward and/or annoying about it
Many departments are opting to focus funding on current students rather than bringing in a new cohort next fall.