Brian Leiter (Chicago): Why Academic Freedom? “Mesearch”: When study really is all about me. Henry Martyn Lloyd reviews The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy by Barbara K. Seeber and Maggie Berg. Joseph Heath on absent-mindedness as dominance behaviour. Laboring academia: Maximillian Alvarez on negotiating the bad faith of neoliberal universities. Professors behaving badly: Maybe it’s not left-wing politics — maybe it’s bleak employment prospects. Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars. U can’t talk to ur professor like this: Formal manners and titles aren’t elitist — they ensure respect for everyone.