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Walls and Boundaries: Academics and New Media

In a recent article with the Times Higher Education, journalist Chris Parr gives a thoughtful, respectful treatment on the debates around tweeting at academic conferences. I make a point of … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Raging Against The Machine

It has taken me a little time to grasp the different writing conventions of academe. Writing for a conference presentation is not  like writing for publication which can be totally … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

Reckless Theorizing Without A Net: Women, Blogging, and Power

Two things prompted the rampant display of theorizing you’re about to see unfold in real time. One was a chance conversation with a group of powerful, accomplished women academics. The … Continue reading

September 9, 2012 · 11 Comments