"In many disciplines, for the majority of graduates, the Ph.D. indicates the logical conclusion of an academic career." Marc Bousquet

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Postacademic Holiday Toast

To all of my fellow post-ac friends, cheers to a holiday season free of leftover grading, revising of obscure article submission footnotes, adjuncting woes, tenure-track job market depression, and snowlflakey student emails arriving on December 26 whining about how they deserved an A insstead of the B you thought was already too generous:

Peaches and I started with scotch and cookies, pictured above. Let's raisse another glass to a 2013 filled with adventures, reinventions, recalibrations, imagination, exploration, and liberation ... and good food, good drink, and good times!


  1. The 2 Year Life of the MindDecember 28, 2012 at 6:56 AM

    Cheers to you! Cheers to us all! We are a positive force for change in 2013.

  2. Cheers to you as well!! It's been so great to have real holidays and vacations again ... and I'm so thankful to have found the postac community.

    Happy New Year!

  3. Cheers to you, and the rest of the post-ac community!! I'm also thankful for having found the post-ac community!