Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

‘Rationing by Queue’

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On Twitter this morning I was pretty skeptical of this plan for a “Radical New Humanities Ph.D.,” which seems primarily directed at finding new ways to blame students for the fact there are no jobs. Along the way I did, however, get sent a link to Ben Schmidt’s rather persuasive reading of the postdoc as bread line, which I quite like.

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