Be Real.

There is a sense of celebration of poverty in liberal arts and social sciences academia. There is no romanticism in being poor, only the privileged write on the subaltern while sipping chardonnay.


In academia one has to win grants, can a person with limited networks have the information or the cultural capital to break into funding circles.


Teach graduate students grant writing, and the value of networks.

One thought on “Be Real.

  1. A person with limited networks can break into funding circles, one just needs to know the right people. Are ppl in Warren Buffet or Bill Gates or Jeff Bezos’ circle known to the world ? Exclusivity and red velvet rope has its own power dynamics. Proverbs 14:23 – In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.

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