Category Archives: hyper performativity

on being lazy

I’ve been meaning to write this post all week. But I’ve not done so. And here I am on Sunday morning with the prospect of not having anything to publish, for the first time ever. I’ve sat at my desk … Continue reading

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of publications past, present and future

 Look, just blame this bit of silliness on working at home since March. And a bit of clickbait from the Times Higher ( paywalled, but you can see the headline)  (cough) I know you’re there. Turn on the microphone. And the camera. … Continue reading

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you expect what? hyper performativity and academic life

This is a guest post from Dr Julie Rowlands, Deakin University, Australia. Julie is concerned about problems created by institutional demands for academic hyper-performativity. Perhaps you are too.  Recently my university’s central research office promoted a workshop for PhD students seeking … Continue reading

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