Re: studentadvising...what one shouldn't say

Fri, 1 Mar 1996 16:30:02 -0800

Jana wrote:
Do we hegemonically
assert that we're all equal and use the name "professor" when in fact some
of us languish in adjunct hell while others rise quickly through the
academic ranks? I think the gloss "professor" is being usedhegemonically
more & more thesedays to hide the disparity between academic work rights &

Here's me:
Interesting! So does the British (and British derived) systems of ranks
like "Reader, Lecturer" and *then* Professor link up with the generally
more explicit acknowledgement of class differences in their society?
THen the American fuzziness of the "professor" category might say
something about our general reluctance to recognize class differences...
Donna Lanclos