Imagine a hundred lib profs declaring resignation unless U of T stop its farce of giving JBP a six figure salary and a prestigious position of legitimacy.
You can’t slag off Jordan B Peterson whilst simultaneously seeking validation of yourself according to the *very same* credentials and *very same institutions* you both serve.
My PhD focused on linguistics, literature, psychoanalysis, and national institutions. It became a book. A few people likes it.
None of the above certifies my ethical politics. It doesn’t even guarantee I’m a good translator. And if it weren’t for language fluency and extra-curricular coding skills I would have permanent been on the sessional snake slide into adjunct annihilation. My PhD meant nothing. Python and Japanese proficiency got me a career.
Humanities PhDs need to have some honest, nostalgia-free evaluations of just how limited our credentials are.
Pay-for-play vaunted intellectual capital is the worst f’ing block chain omg.