Love It or Leave It: Precarity in Academia

from my ongoing series Essays I Can’t Write if I Want to Keep my Job

It’s September, and I’ve been awash in back-to-school emails from all over the university. Most all are welcome and informative, and a vast majority are written for a general “university family” or “faculty and staff” kind of audience. Some, of course, are more specifically addressed to my department, my school, and/or my…