Top Ten Eyewear Looks for the AHA and MLA 2017

Given that the two major academic conferences are convening this week in Denver (American Historical Association) and Philadelphia (Modern Language Association), I present my annual fashion post: this year, a list of recommended looks for that accessory almost all academics sport: glasses. Sure, there are probably academics out there with perfect vision. But even those folks likely have a pair with … Continue reading Top Ten Eyewear Looks for the AHA and MLA 2017

What Not To Wear … to your AHA or MLA interview

It's that time of year again, people. The major academic associations in the fields of History (the American Historical Association) and Literature (the Modern Language Association) will be meeting this week/end in Atlanta (Ga.) and Austin (Tex.), respectively. There will be panels and receptions and live-tweeting. There will be coffee dates and awkward elevator encounters … Continue reading What Not To Wear … to your AHA or MLA interview