Watching The Chair: A walk through the half-dim corridors of ‘The Academia’?
Netflix’s The Chair, provides a rare mainstream representation of life in contemporary (US) academia. In this cross-post, Oya Zincir, reflects on the show and discusses how far it reflects the reality of life in academia more widely. Shows that accurately represent academia are rare. The Chair’s co-creator Annie Julia Wyman received her Ph.D. in English from Harvard. … Continued