In this special compilation episode, we talk to eight working-class scholars about loving, leaving, and being left behind by academia.
Additional links/info below...
- Working People, Season 1, Bonus Episode #2, Trevor Griffey
- Working People, Season 1, Episode 10, John Buckley
- Maximillian Alvarez, The Baffler, "Contingent No More"
- Erin Bartram, "The Sublimated Grief of the Left Behind"
- The Nostalgia Trap, "Episode 89: Erin Bartram"
- Patricia A. Matthew (ed), UNC Press, Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure
- Kevin Birmingham, The Chronicle of Higher Education, "'The Great Shame of Our Profession'"
- James M. Van Wyck & Lynn Arner, Inside Higher Ed, "Blue-Collar Ph.D."
- Trevor Griffey, LAWCHA, "The Decline of Faculty Tenure"
- Marc Bousquet, NYU Press, How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation
- Hamilton Nolan, Gawker, “The Horrifying Reality of the Academic Job Market”
- Anonymous, Inside Higher Ed, “Treadmill to Oblivion”
- Herb Childress, The Chronicle of Higher Education, "This Is How You Kill a Profession"
- Jonathan Kramnick, The Chronicle of Higher Education, "How the Jobs Crisis Has Transformed Faculty Hiring"
Featured Music (all songs sourced from the Free Music Archive:freemusicarchive.org)
- Lobo Loco, "Malte Junior - Hall"
- Breath Before the Plunge, "End of All Things"
- Marisa Anderson, "Pulse"
- Return to Normal, "The Observer"