Part one of a two part discussion on Work

In this episode we ask the question “Is academic work really work?”

Speakers: Pat Abatiell, Kim Adams, and Gina Dominick

Thanks to Bérengère Riou for writing our Bibliography!

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Articles—

Academics Anonymous. “There is a culture of acceptance around mental health issues in academia.” The Guardian. Higher Education Network Blog.
https://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2014/mar/01/mental-health-issue-phd-research-university

Cuninghame, Patrick. (2008). “Italian feminism, workerism and autonomy in the 1970s. The struggle against unpaid reproductive labour and violence.” Amnis, 8.
http://amnis.revues.org/575

Douglas-Gabriel, Danielle. (August 23, 2016). “Are they students? Or are they employees? NLRB rules that graduate students are employees.” Washington Post Grade Point.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2016/08/23/are-they-students-or-are-they-employees-nlrb-rules-that-graduate-students-are-employees/?utm_term=.a5699fc6f941

Duffy, Mignon. (2007). “Doing the Dirty Work : Gender, Race, and Reproductive Labor in Historical Perspective.” Gender & Society. 3 (21): 313–336.
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0891243207300764

Newman, Jonah. (April 11, 2014). “There Is a Gender Pay Gap in Academe, But It May Not Be the Gap That Matters.” The Chronicle of Higher Education Blogs: Data Points.
http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/data/2014/04/11/there-is-a-gender-pay-gap-in-academe-but-it-may-not-be-the-gap-that-matters/

Ruark, Jennifer. (February 10, 2010). “In Academic Culture, Mental-Health Problems Are Hard to Recognize and Hard to Treat.” The Chronicle of Higher Education.
http://www.chronicle.com/article/In-Academe-Mental-Health/64246

Shaw, Claire, & Ward, Lucy. (March 6, 2014). “Dark thoughts: why mental illness is on the rise in academia.” The Guardian. Higher Education Network Blog.
https://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2014/mar/06/mental-health-academics-growing-problem-pressure-university

 

Books—

Dalla Costa, Giovanna Franca. Un Lavoro d’Amore, La Violenza Fisica Componente Essenziale del « Trattamento » Maschile nei confronti delle Donne. Rome: Edizioni delle donne, 1978. Trans. Enda Brophy. The Work of Love: Unpaid Housework, Poverty and Sexual Violence at the Dawn of the 21st Century. New York: Autonomedia, 2008.

Dalla Costa, Mariarosa. The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community (with A Woman’s Place by Selma James). London: Falling Wall Press, 1974 [1972].

Davis, Angela Y. Women, Race, & Class. New York: Random House, 1981.

Marx, Karl. (1967). Capital, vol. 1, A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production. New York: International Publishers.

Ward, K., & Wolf-Wendel, Lisa. Academic Motherhood: How Faculty Manage Work and Family. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2012.