New study says graduate students’ mental health is a “crisis”Study finds “strikingly high” rates of depression and anxiety, with many reporting little help or support from supervisors.This was posted on Google+
"And I would eliminate MLA interviews. In a half-hour interview, hiring committees learn much about a job candidate — but not what they think they are learning. Instead, committees make determinations about a candidate’s gender, race, ethnicity, age,...
Universities May Be Contributing to High Attrition Rates Among Graduate Students – The AtlanticUniversities themselves may be contributing to burnout.This was posted on Google+
Violence and Gender in the "New" Europe: Islam in German Culture
"Weber's study undertakes a much-needed comprehensive investigation of the contemporary 'regime of gender violence,' that is, the key role violence has played in defining the position of Muslims in the German public sphere (in the larger European context). Through nuanced theorizing as well as careful historical contextualization, Weber develops an intersectional framework for analyzing gendered violence in a way that does not reinforce racialized discourses of cultural and/or religious difference." [more...]
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2013
ISBN: 978-1-137-00708-7, ISBN10: 1-137-00708-7