🔖 Eugenia Zuroski, "Holding Patterns: On Academic Knowledge and Labor" –

> We know academic institutions have great desire and need for what we have to offer. We feel it in being incessantly called upon to give of ourselves. We want to contribute our expertise in ways that feel just, supported, acknowledged, duly compensated. Right now, we feel like it is taken from us, that we are a resource being mined. You frequently tell us you welcome our voice, but we do not…

@anarchivist this sounds like a grad student lament.

My heartfelt sympathies

@Artisteformerly It was written by an Associate Professor at McMaster University.

@anarchivist I'm a student at another canadian university and seeing the TA's struggle with unsupportive department administrations is making me want to punch walls

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