ns.50|51 - activism and the academy

POETRY/FICTION
  1. Package/Packaging
  2. DAVID BRESKIN/ Work
  3. How to Get Ahead in a Downsized World
  4. Talking to the Dog
  5. PAUL MARTIN/ Friday Night Fights
  6. Venetian Blinds
  7. Moving Next Door
  8. Women
  9. The Hope it Contains Like Children
  10. On Becoming a Slut: A User's Manual
  11. The Writer with a PhD
  12. Buying Books
  13. THEODORE DEPPE/ Fire Elegy
  14. No One Died
  15. The Swineherd
  16. The Fifth Elegy (Translated by William H. Gass)
ACTIVISM AND THE ACADEMY
  1. Introduction: The Academy as a Place of Work and a Place of Politics
  2. Romancing the Shelter: The State, Activism, and Domestic Violence Funding
  3. The Academy on the Front Stoop: Theory, Community, and Resistance
  4. Graduates as Students, Graduates as Employees: Labor Unions in the Academy
  5. Writing, Pedagogy, and Activism in the Human Sciences: An Interview with Stanley Aronowitz
  6. Theory into Practice: An Interview with Barbara Foley
  7. The Formation of an Activist Scholar: An Interview with Alan Wald
  8. Politics and Philosophy: An Interview with Nancy Fraser
PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS AND THE FUTURE OF GRADUATE EDUCATION
  1. Introduction: Public Intellectuals and the Future of Graduate Education
  2. Res Publica
  3. The Professor-Managers
  4. Public Intellectuals and Graduate Education
  5. The Problem with Public Intellectuals
  6. Who Will Support the Intellectual's Work?
  7. Public Intellectuals Do It With Style
SURVEYING THE FIELD
  1. Marketing Transgression, or Capital Talks Shit
  2. The Trouble with Cosmopolitanism (on Cheah and Robbins' Cosmoolitics)
  3. Asking the Hard Questions (on Kipnis' Bound and Gagged)
  4. Brechtian Realism (on McKnight's Agent of Challenge and Defiance)
  5. Women and Surrealism (on Rosemont's Surrealist Women)
PROVOCATIONS
  1. MLA 98
  2. The Labor of the Cultural Underclass
  3. The Upside of a Down Market
  4. On Incivility in Academe
  5. What We Did This Winter
  6. Doctor Outsider
  7. On Fostering (In)Civility and Feeling (Un)Welcome

Books for Review/ 249

Notes/ 253