Posts Tagged “anecdotes”

Ill-Judged Britishness, and Self-Deprecation within a Power Dynamic

I really should know better. Twice now, I’ve done this to myself. I was a social event with one of my PhD students, like a party during a conference, where I was introducing them to a colleague. Feeling relaxed after a beer or two, I attempted an ill-judged joke, “So-and-so has the misfortune of being one of my students.”

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