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07/29/2019

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Amanda

Yes, tone is interesting. I was recently at an all woman conference. And I noticed I felt so much more at ease. This is especially interesting, and kind of surprised me, given that I would not consider myself uncomfortable at other conferences. I never have a problem asking questions or a fear of getting called on. And still I noticed a difference. It really is amazing how meanness is such a central norm of the discipline, from classrooms, to journal reviews, to conferences....not only is almost all the focus on tearing down another's argument instead of helping them with it, but it is on tearing them down in a way that shows their idea is completely worthless and that any reasonable person will see that it's worthless. I wish I knew how to change this .

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