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Kevin Mattson

Producing “Something Elses”

This is a think piece about a “third rail” issue in academia. It is about Alt-Ac training in doctoral programs. My hope is that this brief survey advances however slightly the already deep and broad discussions taking place about the issue. I call it a “third rail” issue because the idea of Alt-Ac is hotly contested and the prospect of “re-imagining” humanities PhDs can seem downright scurrilous. Read more