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Un-Niched

The Fading Away of a Former Life

My own great resignation from academia

Photo by meriç tuna on Unsplash

The fading away began when the last of my former students — former, because it had been months since I last taught — turned in their belated essays at the beginning of 2022.

Fireworks were setting off for the third pandemic year, hopefully the last. In the Philippines, we were yet to reopen schools to in-person…

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Ivery del Campo

Ivery del Campo

Beach mom. Chef's wife. Literature prof, writer.