About Steve Mentz 661 Articles
I teach Shakespeare and early modern literature at St. John's in New York City.

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  1. A very smart, somewhat ruthless article that I agree should be required reading for grad students present and future. The only concern I have about it as advice is the narrowness of its vision. The world Kelsky describes is real, but it’s not the whole of academic culture. Gregory Colon Semenza’s *Graduate Study for the 21st Century*, which I read with the Intro to the Profession class this past fall, has similar but slightly less cutting advice. The answer to the question, “Which one should I read?” is, of course, what it always is in academic cutlture: both!

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