For MFAs in Creative Writing: "There Are No Academic Jobs"

Discussion in 'Education, Teaching and related degrees' started by Jonathan Whatley, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. Jonathan Whatley

    Jonathan Whatley New Member

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    To Potential MFA Students: There Are No Academic Jobs (John Warner, Just Visiting blog, Inside Higher Ed, September 14, 2014)

    This, of course, is not a new story. What Becomes of an M.F.A.? (Daniel Grant, The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 26, 1999) From which:

  2. CalDog

    CalDog New Member

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    The 1999 "What Becomes of an M.F.A.?" story seems out of date in one respect. It includes the following:

    In 2014, it might be fair to suggest that both the MFA and the PhD in literature are "means of remaining unemployed and unemployable".
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