Vacation Time

“… But the academic vacation is increasingly attenuated. I can remember back in the 1960s when the administration of British universities would actually close down (yes, close down) for several weeks over the summer. Would that such halcyon days still existed! In the UK, the Christmas vacation is probably the nearest we can get to this past state of affairs …” (more)

[Nigel Thrift, Chronicle of Higher Education, 24 July]

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