Doodling for Academics: A Coloring and Activity Book (Chicago Guides to Academic Life)

By | November 30, 2017
Doodling for Academics: A Coloring and Activity Book (Chicago Guides to Academic Life) Author Julie Schumacher
ISBN-10 022646704X
ISBN-13 9780226467047
Year 2017-04-21
Pages 96
Language English
Publisher University Of Chicago Press
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To an outsider working as a university professor might seem like a dream summers off a few hours of class each week an exchange of ideas with brilliant colleagues books and late afternoon lattes Who wouldnt envy that life But those in the trenches of academe are well acquainted with the professoriates dark underside the hierarchies and pseudo political power plays the peculiar colleagues the over parented students the stacks of essays that need to be graded ASAP No one understands this world better than novelist Julie Schumacher who here provides a bitingly funny distraction designed to help you survive life in higher education without losing your mind Sardonic yet shrewdly insightful Doodling for Academics offers the perfect cognitive relief for the thousands of faculty and grad students whose mentors and loved ones failed to steer them toward more reasonable or lucrative fields Through forty pages of original illustrations and activitiesfrom coloring to paper dolls to mad libsthis book traces the arc of a typical day on campus Get a peek inside the enigma of the student brain Imagine a utopian faculty meeting Navigate the red tape maze of university administration With the help of hilarious illustrations by Lauren Nassef Schumacher infuses the world of campus greens and university quads with cutting wit immersing you deep into the weirdly creative challenges of university life Offering a satirical interactive experience for scholars the combination of humor and activities in this book will bring academia into entertaining relief making it the perfect gift for your colleagues advisors or newly minted graduates

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