Category: English Matters

Professional Issues

CAUT’s “Fair Employment Week”

“Contract academic staff are under attack,” reads the opening banner to the Canadian Association of University Teachers’ (CAUT) website posting for Fair Employment Week, October 21-25.  ACCUTE agrees.  We are working now on statistics, but some recent postings have indicated that about one-half of the teaching undergraduate students […]

Comment: Calculating the net worth of the humanities

By: LISA SURRIDGE AND TIMOTHY ILES; Taken from:http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/op-ed/comment-calculating-the-net-worth-of-the-humanities-1.310427 Thousands of delegates to the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences have descended upon the University of Victoria this week from across the country and, indeed, around the world. There could be nothing better for the local economy: eight days of […]