Justine Houyaux

Research on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

After the conference | Part II — Bliss

In my previous post, I was telling you about how complicated it was to obtain funding for a conference in Belgium and how I nearly lost my mind (side note: … Continue reading

27/04/2017 · 1 Comment

After the conference | Part I — Surviving madness

A wonderful (and substantial) part of a scholar’s life is spent in conferences. As Itir Toksöz argues in a blog post on the Guardian Higher Education Network, “Striking a balance … Continue reading

24/04/2017 · Leave a comment

SWYM-MWYS | Conférence sur Alice

“On devrait écrire un livre sur moi, ça, oui !” — Alice Le Département d’anglais et le Service du Doyen de la Faculté de Traduction et d’Interprétation de l’Université de … Continue reading

12/09/2016 · Leave a comment

On the benefits of doing (other) stuff

My rule of thumb has always been, “in case of doubt, turn to the classics.” I see it as the main perk of being a bookworm. While there are many … Continue reading

26/07/2016 · Leave a comment

Me and my impostor syndrome

There was me and my monkey And with his dungarees and roller blades smoking filter tips Reclining in the passenger seat of my super-charged jet black Chevrolet — Me and … Continue reading

14/06/2016 · 2 Comments

Imposter syndrome & being a woman

Imposter syndrome: Why do so many women feel like frauds? by Claire Cohen in The Telegraph.

09/06/2016 · Leave a comment

On notebooks

I have been toying with the idea of writing about notebooks for quite a long time, so here we are. My project was to write a 500-something-word about the topic, … Continue reading

14/01/2016 · Leave a comment

Academic assholes and the circle of niceness

This post on Academic assholes and the circle of niceness on The Thesis Whisperer blog is worth reading (as most posts on the Thesis Whisperer anyway).

09/05/2015 · Leave a comment