2008-05-14

In which Eric learns a new bit of UK-ish academic jargon

"Lecture kebab" signifies a course for which you have general oversight, but in which most of the actual lecturing is done by a series of visitors.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

The term of art used for this at our university is "parade course" (a parade of guest lecturers).

But I like the image of the visiting notables as hunks of meat, transfixed by a skewer (how Balkanic! Ivo Andric would be thrilled).

AR

Paul said...

Balkanic balsamic kebab seems about right ... much better than the flexibilisation of labour under cognitive capitalism I guess
Paul

Yakima_Gulag said...

Not only Ivo Andric would love the image! So would Vlad the Impaler! *runs away giggling insanely***