contingent images

by VanessaVaile

Great @CampusEquityWk #CEW2015 project: @SusanIverson1 is still seeking images ~ send yours

Hungry for Change

Dear Colleagues:

We are full time faculty members allied with the contingent faculty advocacy movement.

We are interested in using photography as a medium for capturing the joys, as well as the contradictions and tensions, experienced by our contingent colleagues. We are seeking images from faculty across the U.S. in response to the following prompt:

Capture/convey the precariousness experienced by contingent faculty members

at institutions of higher education in the U.S.

We are hoping to hear from faculty in all ranks, disciplines, and institutional types, but are specifically seeking images that are representative of the self-identified nature of precarity that comes with contingent employment. Through this project we hope to initiate dialogue, push back on dominant narratives about academic work, and create spaces for faculty activism.

Please send your (appropriate) images to: along with the following information:
1. A title for the photograph.
2. A brief caption/description, if desired…

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