In His Own Home

Malini Johar Schueller

In His Own HomeĀ (Dir. Malini Johar Schueller & Luce Capco Lincoln):   On March 3, 2010, campus police at the University of Florida, responding to a 911 call from a neighbor and colleague who heard screaming next door, broke into … Continue reading “In His Own Home”

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Counting Towards Tenure

Tavia Nyong'o

Who is counting on tenure? We are all counting on tenure, it seems, as the professional horizon of intellectual work, as the foundation of security upon which any edifice of independent thought might withstand the forces of erosion in our time. However, as far as the New York Times can tell, tenure primarily counts as a politically neutral reward for professionalism and an accommodation to a hierarchical ideal of expertise. Missing from this is any body count of those intellectuals whose activity inside and out of the academia, while crucial to its functioning, are not tracked for tenure.

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