Adjuncts can come to the bargaining table, speakers at a conference on academic labor said, but doing so can cost them their jobs.
Four years of anguish intense enough to induce a fugue state was enough for this would-be professor.
The Chronicle looks at the applications submitted for two positions in the humanities, where the competition is stiff and candidates are often in the dark.
Learn who got the jobs, who were the finalists, and who else was in the pool.
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