We are currently witnessing a transition period in fashion: we can say goodbye to the great certainties of ideologies, linear development and the Enlightenment faith in progress, and welcome a new era of complexity, uncertainty and systematic doubt. We are now in the so-called era of "liquid modernity."...
Escaping The Ivory Tower
GradHacker via Inside Higher Ed
We all know that academia can feel like an "ivory tower" at times. You may find yourself wishing that you could write an article that a general audience could understand — something that does not require a theory section in an academic journal that takes six months to publish in, which is then inaccessible to your friends and family.