Category Archives: Sociology of Pop Culture

Warp pipe to nowhere

Our worst fears of post-doc life: 

TENURE is in another castle

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Learning the Gannon

Another way in which grad school is like a video game…

gradschooldangerous

… and you also start out with zero rupees.

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Simon’s Question

Grad school can be like Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest. You are walking around on a beautiful sunny day. You look at the clock and its 6 pm, and you have to teach a discussion section. Suddenly it gets dark and you are surrounded by zombies.

horrible night to have a DISCUSSION SECTION

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Mash-ups! Part 3

If they were t.v. shows….

burawoy science guy

haraway bionic

scooby bourdieu

carnoy and levin recess

 

 

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Mash-ups! Part 2

If social theorists had instead pursued carers in writing fiction…

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Conan the Weberian #4

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November 4, 2012 · 11:38 am

Conan the Weberian #3

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October 29, 2012 · 7:44 pm