Clarissa's Blog

An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Disgusting Agency

There is definitely something psychoanalytic in the absolute disgust that the concept of human agency evokes in so many academics.

I remember a fellow grad student in his late thirties had an actual tantrum and to tally freaked out on me when I mentioned that I was trying to build my CV in preparation for my job search. He was practically wailing “Build your CV! Build your CV! They have stolen your soul!” 


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