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Friday, September 11, 2009

Facebooking your way in and out of tenure. (Thanks, Negar!)

UPDATE: More here.

UPDATE 2: Wanted to highlight something Cathy Davidson said in reply:

If sex tapes are now the requisite initiation rite of any young star or starlet, maybe the intemperate digital snark-fest revealed to one's future profs and colleagues is the academic equivalent. What once shocked is now getting so commonplace as to be pro forma and, eventually, may even be laughably old-fashioned.