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Research: Gamers Unite Dyson English Professor Jane Collins learns the language of digital gaming for a Student-Faculty Research Program project.

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Why Are Associate Professors Some of the Unhappiest People in Academe?

Why Are Associate Professors Some of the Unhappiest People in Academe? Not Surprising: "Vanessa Druskat moved from Case Western Reserve U. to the U. of New Hampshire in hopes of finding a less frenetic pace, but has been dismayed to still find herself working 80-hour weeks in her tenured position."

"I came across a site called Proust Ink, that turned out to be quite a lifeline. Carter is one of the most distinguished contemporary Proust scholars writing in English. He has adapted the course he taught at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and he runs what he calls a "self-paced Proust course" on the web. It's a handsome site, and it's regularly updated." Read more:

Poetry: What It Is, and How to Understand It. Understanding poetry is a way to immerse yourself in an art form that explores cultures everywhere in the world | Free, self-paced course | TAUGHT BY Margaret Soltan, Associate Professor of English - George Washington University


Mandy Patinkin: ‘I Behaved Abominably’

Mandy Patinkin on "abominable behavior." (This picture has nothing to do with the story, but there was no Patinkin option.) Love Mandy.