164. What I Seek in the New Year
I've had a lot of time to think about it with colleagues and friends, and what I've come to realize is this:
What I want, professionally, for 2010 is to believe that the acts of research, teaching and service are coherent with my identity as a historian and historiographer of rhetoric... that working with colleagues, students, and community constitute the single labor of being a professor of rhetoric... and to work in (or create!) a context where these visions are shared.
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