Academic conference packing: Fall edition

I just returned from a rainy, chilly conference weekend in Seattle. Packing for academic conferences is always a challenge, especially if you’re not sure what to wear or what the dress code is. Returning to the conference scene in-person is even more interesting in 2021! Here’s how I dressed for the glorious (but cold) reunion that was our fall conference this year, plus a packing list!

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Write daily: 3 ways I deal with weekend guilt

Hello fellow writers. Todays post is not at all inspired by me sitting at my kitchen table on Sunday stressed about tomorrow’s tasks. I mean, I have a daily writing habit now, so I never experience guilt or the stress of “I should be writing,” right?! Hah. Academic work ethic guilt runs deep and does not go away just because you’ve realigned your habits, so today I’m talking about 3 things I do to deal with stress on my days off!

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Copying Dakota Johnson’s Style, part 2

A year ago, I realized that Dakota Johnson has some of the best street style inspo around, and decided to recreate her outfits for myself. Now I’m back with 5 new Dakota Johnson outfits that you can easily copy in 2021! I dressed like Dakota Johnson for a week and you can too!

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Writing daily FAQ: “How do you know how long projects will take?”

Continuing my academic writing habits series this week with a common question I get about writing every day: How do you know how long it will take to finish a project or journal submission? Let me introduce you to: time tracking!

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Where do you get your work style inspiration?

When I watch TV I’m usually pretty distracted by one thing that isn’t the plot…the clothes! I am absolutely fascinated by the choices costume designers make when dressing characters and often grab my business casual style from TV shows. So this week I decided to try to channel some signature looks from favorites, including Dana Scully, Shiv Roy, and Celeste from Big Little Lies.

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Simple professor work outfits: Week 4

Welcome back to simple autumn business casual outfits–week 4! This week I tried to incorporate some new 2021 fall trends and kept it academia chic (maybe not ‘dark academia,’ though… is light academia a thing? Regular academia?). Anyway. Here are 5 more outfits!

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Simple professor work outfits: Week 3

Welcome back to simple business casual outfits–week 3! This week I dressed down my suit jackets and blazers for a more informal office setting. Here are 5 more academic fashion outfits!

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