Archives for February 2015

Thoughts on National Adjunct Walkout Day

Before bursting into tears, I managed to shut the door to my office. The shared computer I normally use to print my lesson plan wasn’t working, and I didn’t know if it was one of the other adjuncts who used the office who’d mucked it up, but I didn’t have the right permissions to print [Read More…]

Embodied Shame & Pain

Sometimes┬ámy body reminds me that I inhabit it in ways that cut and sting. We’re all residents of our bodies, and while I reject mind-body dualism, sometimes I go far too long without encountering my own bodily limits. When I push and extend myself to the point of almost breaking, my body sharply reels me [Read More…]