It's that time of the year, when we celebrate accomplishments and many people dress in fancy archaic garb. Listen as the Didactic Trio talks about the origins of academic regalia and the discussion what they wish it were like.
For listeners who have been on, are on, or will be on the academic job market. The didactic trio stresses the stressors to stress what you are likely to face and what you should be doing to maximize your chances.
Facing a classroom full of students or a conference room of colleagues can be scary and challenging in their own right, but a general audience can be its own source of anxiety. In this episode, the Didactic Trio discusses academics in the media with special guest Amanda Miller.
The didactic trio reunites to talk about family obligations of the academic during the holidays. They talk translating academic obligations in to understandable terms for those 9-5ers, and do a podcourse evaluation in anticipation of starting a second season in the spring semester.
Responding to listener mails, the Didactic trio discusses the decision to return to graduate school and what to expect out of the experience of jumping back in to academia. They interview a very special guest (Rachel's fiancée) and go hang out with friends for some self-care.
The Didactic Trio becomes the Dietary Trio in this episode, discussing how their eating habits are affected by being stressed-out academics. Kristen and Rachel bake some zucchini bread and it's kinda healthy.