The Academic Self: An Owner's Manual

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Ohio State University Press, 2002 - Business & Economics - 104 pages
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Hall (English, California State U., Northridge) has written a thoughtful book on academic life and behavior to help graduate students and new faculty grapple with their chosen career. Among other topics, the text examines the notion of the professorial "self" as text, suggests how to manage the various parts of the academic profession, achieve goals, and negotiate departmental dynamics. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

Self
1
Profession
22
Process
43
Collegiality Community and Change
66
Textualizing Success
88
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Donald E. Hall is Jackson Family Distinguished Chair in the Department of English at West Virginia University and the author of Fixing Patriarchy: Feminism and Mid-Victorian Male Novelists, also from NYU Press.

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