Hi, I’m your “Grader”: The Dehumanized University

Oilstick monotype by Eric Waldemar, Bewigged magistrate figure? Tent?

Everyone says they hate to judge other people, but for many people, that’s obviously untrue. I really can’t stand it, though. I’ve been grading almost continuously for weeks, for five different university classes, only one of which I’m actually teaching. What hurts is that I’m obliged to judge people’s ideas in a way that discourages insight and rewards obedience more than engagement.  Read more