Welcome to The Academic Pub!

WELCOME TO THE ACADEMIC PUB! Where everybody cites your name (but still has to look at your conference badge)   BURGERS AND OTHER MAINS The Adjunct: The leftover half of someone else’s over-cooked burger. Special sauce made from tears of rage and frustration and topped with shredded rejection letters. Server will promise that they’ll bring … Continue reading Welcome to The Academic Pub!

Is There a Future For Creative Academic Writing in Academia?

There's been a lot of talk lately about how and why academics should write for "public audiences." By this we usually mean that academics turn from the usual professional audience (fellow historians, in my case) and seek to engage non-academics who have an interest in the subject at hand. This discussion – and all of the … Continue reading Is There a Future For Creative Academic Writing in Academia?