Gender & sexuality
Writing for research
Survive & Thrive at an Academic Conference, 5: Democratising Conferences
Academic conferences do some important jobs. They allow intellectual workers from different regions to meet and talk. They provide life-su...
For the text of my 2018 article "Decolonizing Sociology", in the journal Contemporary Sociology , please click here .
Survive & Thrive at an Academic Conference #4: Why Go At All?
First, consider the excellent reasons not to go to a conference. As the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning said, Let me count the ways. 1. I...
Survive & thrive 3: How to give a conference paper
When I went to my first discipline-based conference, as a grad student, it was not to give a paper. The event consisted of lectures by t...
Survive & Thrive at an Academic Conference, Outburst 2: How to Be an Audience
The main thing you will do at a conference is listen to other people talking. Since this is the main thing everyone attending the confe...
View web version