After hearing high praise from the performer Henry Rollins, librarians delved into discussions of the library's changing role in the academic enterprise.
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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