Issue 5

Tenure Under Attack: An Examination of Tenure’s Viability and Value in the Neoliberal Academy

Tenure Under Attack: An Examination of Tenure’s Viability and Value in the Neoliberal Academy

by Carmen Kynard, José Manuel Cortez, Khadeidra Billingsley, José Luis Cano Jr., Alexis McGee, and Ana Milena Ribero
“The recent attacks on tenure illustrate not only the usual US anti-intellectualism, but also the alignment of various strands of the pandemic milieu: conservative attacks against liberal and anti-racist education, panics over the decreasing value of productivity culture, and a changing US demographic.”

A Constellation of Crises: Teaching with Technology During COVID

A Constellation of Crises: Teaching with Technology During COVID

by Laura Gonzales, Alexandria L. Lockett, Dennis Foung, Morgan C. Banville, Sonia Arellano, and Lauren Brentnell
“Many of us already had done work integrating technology or online instruction into our courses, but the shifts in institutional and student expectations, as well as personal losses that affected our lives, made us continue to reflect upon these practices.”

“You Know, Anger Can Be Righteous”: A Review of James Chase Sanchez’s Salt of the Earth and Joel Fendelman’s Man on Fire

“You Know, Anger Can Be Righteous”: A Review of James Chase Sanchez’s Salt of the Earth and Joel Fendelman’s Man on Fire

by Stella Takvoryan
“In Salt of the Earth, Sanchez unpacks how Grand Saline’s storytelling tradition sustains and preserves white supremacy by constellating his most salient memories of Grand Saline (Sanchez, personal interview) and scholarship on the rhetorics of race and racism, protest, silence, cultural rhetorics, and storytelling as methodology.”