How to be an academic?

I have a new book out! If you follow me on any of my social media channels, you probably know this already, but I thought I would tell you again anyway because I’m excited about it šŸ™‚ The book is called “How to be an Academic” is essentially a compilation of writing I have done […]

Conference small talk – the definitive guide

This post was originally published on theĀ All things Linguistic blogĀ about a year ago by Gretchen McCulloch. Gretchen started blogging as a linguistics grad student at McGill University, but is now a full-time pop linguist, bridging the gap between linguistics and the general public. She writesĀ pop linguistics articles for various placesĀ and is currently writingĀ a book about […]

The academic handmaiden’s tale

Content warning – this post contains details and discussion of sexual assault and harassment. For more information and services, please visit the ANU Respectful relationships page. Yesterday we got a damning report on sexual harrassment and assault in Australian universities.Ā  It’s truly harrowing reading. I’m not going to recap the report, you should read it […]