Drawing of a squirrel holding up cutouts of East Asian countries over US map to compare sizes

Look at the size of that thing!

How do you explain to your colleagues that your courses cover an area larger than the US (the main frame of reference), and a couple thousand years more than they usually do, even if they’re historians? My tenure committee itself included people from political science, chemistry, mathematics, film studies/English and more. My first concern was …

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