May I rehash the “should I blog or not?” debate for just a brief moment? In the days that I have been too busy to directly connect with the community outside of my university — last year, dissertating while on the job market, and now as an overwhelmed new professor — I have settled for using social media to make academic scholarship accessible and to make a difference in general. No matter the risks, blogging can have some impact, hopefully in others’ lives, but academic bloggers, too, may find that these “extracurricular activities” count for something (including research).
Since I started Conditionally Accepted last July, I have received the following invitations to speak, present, or write:
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