The Early Modern Commons

Daniel Powell

Recent Posts

Jobs I Could Have Applied For

10 September 2017

Remember how I said the job market is fucked? In what took an alarmingly short span of time, I have compiled the entirety of the job market for my area of academic specialization (English...

Jobs I Accepted

24 August 2017

In my last post, I ran through the jobs I applied to from Fall 2015 to Spring 2017. The only job not on that list is the one I’m in now, back in Victoria. With Brexit...

Jobs I’ve Applied To

7 August 2017

The job market in the humanities is fucked. Everybody knows this. Most academics at every level pretend it isn’t so. I get it; some simply have no idea, some don’t...

ESTS / DiXiT 2016 Report

4 November 2016

NB: This is a report on the final convention in the core DiXiT programme, held before and jointly with the 2016 meeting of the European Society for Textual Scholarship and directly...