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May 2008

Working the Phones

Listen to my blog entry here. I have this disconcerting habit of answering the phone in a way that makes people think they have reached an answering machine. It's somewhat embarrassing. "Good afternoon, this is the Adjunct Advocate and…

Mazel Tov!

Junior or external (temporary) lecturers in Israel, of whom I have written about here, in January 2008, and here are celebrating this week. In May, Israel's 5,000 temporary lecturers began a series of revolving work stoppages to protest…

Memorial Day

I want to wish a thoughtful and reflective Memorial Day to all of the Adjunct Advocate's readers, and all of the visitors who come and use the resources at AdjunctNation.com. Memorial Day was established in 1866 as "Decoration Day"—to honor…