Maggie Berg





Maggie Berg



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Slow Professor: Challenging...

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“We need, then, to protect a time and a place for timeless time, and to remind ourselves continually that this is not self-indulgent but rather crucial to intellectual work. If we don’t find timeless time, there is evidence that not only our work but also our brains will suffer.”
Maggie Berg, Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy

“Ironically, our feelings of lack of productivity and not measuring up have not led us until now to “read” the institution; our self-blame has played into corporate values. As many have commented, there has been little protest from academics to the attack on the core principles of the university. It is not only that academics are “run off their feet” (Menzies and Newson, “Over-Extended Academic” par. 3) but also that the individualistic and meritocratic values of academic training inhibit collective awareness. While”
Maggie Berg, Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy

“The Slow movement can get us back in touch with what it means to carry out scholarly work. Instead of “I am producing ...,” we might say to ourselves and others, “I am contemplating ...,” or “I am conversing with ...” or even “I am in joyful pursuit of ...”
Maggie Berg, Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy



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