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not @mlajobs, no really

Early this Fall, I wrote a few pieces about the scurrilous formalization of the expiring PhD. In the wake of the furor caused by the ad from Colorado State, and another from Harvard, much virtual ink was spilt, some of

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the academic conference interview

December is quickly disappearing. And that means in just a few weeks I’ll be sitting in a hotel suite in New Orleans interviewing a bunch of candidates for our Early Islam search. UTK is lucky this year, and we’re doing

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twitter, the mla, and public spheres

It always irritates me when academics bag on twitter, diminish it by accusing it of diminishing language. Not surprisingly, this just happened in the august permalinks of the Chronicle of Higher Education. Sure, it’s easy to look at the twitter trends

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Deducir ante el Juez la accion ú derecho que se tiene, ó las excepciones que excluyen la accion contrária.

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Chad Black

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