MIKE GULLIVER

Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

Long live the status quo

About a week ago, I reluctantly had to tell the organisers of the sessions on Deaf Geographies at the AAG 2012 that I wouldn’t be able to attend. The cost … Continue reading

September 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Deaf Geographies AAG 2012 – Call for papers

Check it: http://deafgeographies.weebly.com/conferences.html Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting 2012 Location: New York, New York, USA Date : February 24th-28th, 2012 Conference theme : Deaf geographies, Deaf space, GIS, etc. … Continue reading

July 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

To lecture or not to lecture… that is the question

A few years ago, my future was simple. Get a PhD, become a lecturer, do lots of research, publish lots. Then I got the PhD, the academic job market tightened … Continue reading

June 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

The hard facts of life

The maths is inescapable… Between Jo and me, we need to earn more money. No… it’s not about prestige, or recognition… or luxury, or ‘stuff’… it’s about the mortgage, which … Continue reading

June 1, 2011 · 2 Comments

Work versus exams

Last week, I attended a day conference run by the Higher Education Academy. The day involved a trip to Nottingham, where I used to live – but don’t ever remember … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · Leave a comment