Category: English Matters

Professional Issues

Once Again, Without Data

It has become a common complaint, across the board, that statistics relating to Canadian higher education are sorely lacking or, when they do exist, are misleading–ACCUTE past-president Stephen Slemon has written about this matter on this very blog.  Whether it’s in terms of faculty hiring (and of what sorts), […]

Enrolments, Apocalypse, Opportunity?

It’s January, and that means a few things: people are busy, for one, what with the end of the first month of term; grant season (which is now concentrated in several points throughout the year–maybe go buy your department’s or faculty’s grants person a drink or some chocolate!)*; […]

Erin Wunker on Solidarity, the Solitary, and the MLA

Our friends at Hook & Eye consistently publish some of the most thoughtful material out there, discussing the Canadian academy, labour, feminism, and their various intersections.  Today’s post is no different: Erin Wunker–Hook & Eye co-founder, and contract academic faculty representative on ACCUTE’s executive–discusses her presentation at the most recent […]

Save Wilfrid Laurier University Press: Petition

Hello all, The ACCUTE office has been alerted to a potential threat to Wilfrid Laurier University Press, a press with which several of our members have published, and which has worked with ACCUTE’s “Celebration of Research” at the last two conferences–WLUP is part of the larger ACCUTE community. […]