Originally Posted by Requiem
Sounds like a fun time. One of my best friends from undergraduate got his degree in English, went on to get his MA and now is doing his PhD back where we went to school together (in exactly what you are) and is teaching at the university (lower level courses) and making a pretty solid living while completing his PhD.
I hear you on the AH&SS people getting ripped on all the time. Has happened to me a lot on this board, but couldn't care less.
Maybe you'll be a rockstar professor someday or write a book more influential than 1984.
Orwell DREAMED of making it to waiter... he was just a poor plongeur in 1920s Paris. He consistently teetered on the brink of starvation.