Adventures in (Post) Gradland

Thoughts on life after the PhD

So You Want to Get a PhD in the Humanities

It’s kind of sad to recognize my twenty-two-year-old self in this little pigtailed girl.  I wish I could say this video was an exaggeration, but it isn’t.

Advertisements

2 comments on “So You Want to Get a PhD in the Humanities

  1. kat
    November 3, 2010

    I found the video amusing at first, then it gets sad by the second. Because, well, it’s true. It made me think about my future in gradschool now. Haha. Thanks for the video anyway. 🙂

  2. gradland
    November 3, 2010

    Hi Kat–yeah, it’s a bitter sort of laughter. But don’t despair, there are options out there beyond tenure-track professorships.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on October 25, 2010 by in (post) Grad life.
Anne McKnight

writing•translation•scholarship on Japan (and a few other things)

A Modern Girl / モダンガール

tales of travel, research, and life

WordPress.com

WordPress.com is the best place for your personal blog or business site.

%d bloggers like this: