The Line

Where exactly is the line between being an egomaniacal asshat and having humility when it comes to your accomplishments (in academia or otherwise)?

How many folks in academia downplay what they’ve done while others think They Are Brilliant And Everyone Should Know About It?

Is the way we speak about ourselves gendered? Racialized? Queered? Dis/abled?

In what ways can we talk about what we’ve accomplished publicly without sounding like a braggart?

Things to ponder on a Tuesday morning…

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