We’re going to let you in on a little secret: the third issue of each JPMS volume—like this one, 35.3—is always a unique one because it is finalized in May, a time when the academic year is winding down, and released in September, a period when the new academic year is just starting. For scholars affiliated with colleges and universities, the beginning and end of the academic year mark, among other things, a relation to time—news of and experience with an initiation/continuation/conclusion of a teaching and/or service appointment, the start or close of a sabbatical, the temporalities of course prep/lectures/student hours, etc.—as well as a relation to labor, and especially embodied labor—the stress, fatigue, excitement, passion, and, at times, trauma associated with teaching and service. And it is often under these, and other, conditions that scholars navigate the academy and (re)imagine our relationship to it. We bring all of this...

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