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A periodic podcast about navigating the troubles of the academy

Latest Episodes

21 – Orientation for Newbies

New year, new school, new life? Whether you’re new to academia or moved to a new school, check out what the Didactic Trio has to say about going through academic orientations!

49 MIN3 weeks ago
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21 – Orientation for Newbies

Episode 20 – Graduation Time!

It’s that time of the year, when we celebrate accomplishments and many people dress in fancy archaic garb. Listen as the Didactic Trio talks about the origins of academic regalia and the discussion what they wish it were like.

47 MINMAY 23
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Episode 20 – Graduation Time!

Episode 19 – The Academic Interview

The Trio talks about their deepest tribulations and fears – can you land the job? They share tips and tricks, dos and don’ts, and all our lessons learned from bad experience.

57 MINMAY 9
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Episode 19 – The Academic Interview

Minisode 1 – Spring Semester Sucks

The Didactic Trio had a tough time putting an episode together this go-around, so we had a quick chat to sum up our current struggles.

17 MINAPR 25
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Minisode 1 – Spring Semester Sucks

Episode 18 – Job Market Materials

For listeners who have been on, are on, or will be on the academic job market. The didactic trio stresses the stressors to stress what you are likely to face and what you should be doing to maximize your chances.

55 MINAPR 11
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Episode 18 – Job Market Materials

Episode 17 – Facing the Press

Facing a classroom full of students or a conference room of colleagues can be scary and challenging in their own right, but a general audience can be its own source of anxiety. In this episode, the Didactic Trio discusses academics in the media with special guest Amanda Miller.

56 MINMAR 28
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Episode 17 – Facing the Press

Episode 16 – See me do mi (net)work work work work work work!

The Didactic Trio become the networking quartet in this episode, with a special guest discussing how to effectively meet and connect with people at conferences.

55 MINMAR 14
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Episode 16 – See me do mi (net)work work work work work work!

Episode 15 – Adjunctivitis

Who doesn’t like puppies? The Didactic Trio loves on Rachel’s new puppy while talking about the trials and tribulations of adjuncting. All three have done it, and we all have opinions about it.

52 MINFEB 28
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Episode 15 – Adjunctivitis

Episode 14 – Academics in Popular Culture

Not everyone knows the life of an academic, so in this episode the Didactic Trio talks about the representations of academics in…mostly film and TV.

49 MINFEB 14
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Episode 14 – Academics in Popular Culture

Episode 13 – Those That Quit

The trio discuss the consequences and possibilities associated with diversions from that golden road of a tenure-track job placement. Unicorns and cheese, potatoes and molasses.

60 MINJAN 31
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Episode 13 – Those That Quit

Latest Episodes

21 – Orientation for Newbies

New year, new school, new life? Whether you’re new to academia or moved to a new school, check out what the Didactic Trio has to say about going through academic orientations!

49 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
21 – Orientation for Newbies

Episode 20 – Graduation Time!

It’s that time of the year, when we celebrate accomplishments and many people dress in fancy archaic garb. Listen as the Didactic Trio talks about the origins of academic regalia and the discussion what they wish it were like.

47 MINMAY 23
Comments
Episode 20 – Graduation Time!

Episode 19 – The Academic Interview

The Trio talks about their deepest tribulations and fears – can you land the job? They share tips and tricks, dos and don’ts, and all our lessons learned from bad experience.

57 MINMAY 9
Comments
Episode 19 – The Academic Interview

Minisode 1 – Spring Semester Sucks

The Didactic Trio had a tough time putting an episode together this go-around, so we had a quick chat to sum up our current struggles.

17 MINAPR 25
Comments
Minisode 1 – Spring Semester Sucks

Episode 18 – Job Market Materials

For listeners who have been on, are on, or will be on the academic job market. The didactic trio stresses the stressors to stress what you are likely to face and what you should be doing to maximize your chances.

55 MINAPR 11
Comments
Episode 18 – Job Market Materials

Episode 17 – Facing the Press

Facing a classroom full of students or a conference room of colleagues can be scary and challenging in their own right, but a general audience can be its own source of anxiety. In this episode, the Didactic Trio discusses academics in the media with special guest Amanda Miller.

56 MINMAR 28
Comments
Episode 17 – Facing the Press

Episode 16 – See me do mi (net)work work work work work work!

The Didactic Trio become the networking quartet in this episode, with a special guest discussing how to effectively meet and connect with people at conferences.

55 MINMAR 14
Comments
Episode 16 – See me do mi (net)work work work work work work!

Episode 15 – Adjunctivitis

Who doesn’t like puppies? The Didactic Trio loves on Rachel’s new puppy while talking about the trials and tribulations of adjuncting. All three have done it, and we all have opinions about it.

52 MINFEB 28
Comments
Episode 15 – Adjunctivitis

Episode 14 – Academics in Popular Culture

Not everyone knows the life of an academic, so in this episode the Didactic Trio talks about the representations of academics in…mostly film and TV.

49 MINFEB 14
Comments
Episode 14 – Academics in Popular Culture

Episode 13 – Those That Quit

The trio discuss the consequences and possibilities associated with diversions from that golden road of a tenure-track job placement. Unicorns and cheese, potatoes and molasses.

60 MINJAN 31
Comments
Episode 13 – Those That Quit