Is the academic conference an important place for sharing and developing knowledge or an increasingly boring relic of a bygone era? Given the cost of attending, the increasingly precarious market for academic jobs, and the psychic toll graduate school takes on early scholars, these questions are more important than ever. In this episode of “The Office Hour,” Toby Wilson-Bates, Jonathan Shelley, and Corey Goergen attempt to fix the academic conference in twenty minutes.
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