Category Archives: conferences

Lean With It/Rock With It

I feel like a bad feminist. And not in the Roxane Gay sense. More like in the literal sense. A female colleague of mine recently was talking about a “Lean In” group she was running on campus, and I asked … Continue reading

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Are You Ready For Some Football?

Many of us, myself included, have it pretty easy. And so it’s been interesting to see what people’s “Corona/quarantine” breaking-points have been. For some, who I believe are VERY pampered, it came early: “I don’t know when I’m going to … Continue reading

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

How do you determine whether or not to attend a particular conference? As a working example to see through to natural generalizations, let’s use the JMM. [Just to choose a conference we’ve all heard of, attend at least once in … Continue reading

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