Not the Herring Song

A little something to raise the spirits of PhD students everywhere…..

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A morale-boosting ditty by and for the Leicester PhD choir. To be sung very, very loudly.

[CALLER]

Of all the ridiculous things I’ve done, starting a doctorate’s number one……

[CALLER – often passed around the group for each verse, but only if people are comfortable solo]

1 – What the hell’s a PhD?

[EVERYONE]
Four long years of purgatory…..

[EVERYONE]
PhD, purgatory and all good things.

2 – How do I do a lit review?

Simply cite Michel Foucoo……

lit review, Michel Foucoo, PhD, purgatory and all good things.

3 – What would I do with Jacques Ranciére?

Quote the idiot everywhere……..

Ranciére, everywhere, lit review, Michel Foucoo, PhD, purgatory and all good things.

[NB – THE FIRST PART OF RANCIERE IS SHOUTED, FOR REASONS NO-ONE CAN REMEMBER]

4 – What’s my supervisor for?

Just someone you should ignore……

supervisor, to ignore, Ranciére, everywhere, lit review, Michel Foucoo…

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