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February 09, 2018



K is a thousand, so $1000K is 1,000,000 dollars. If it really does cost that much minimum for plane, hotel, and registration it looks as if David Lodge's novel Small World - my source for information on academic conferences - is even less realistic than I'd thought it.


Oi gevalt! A very pricey conference indeed! (Typo fixed.)

Jonathan Dresner

Worse, of course, with budget crunches, our travel budgets are just about to get slashed (nothing official yet, but I don't see how they survive the next contraction).

R Lapides

We shouldn't focus only on ourselves Think of the money we're freeing up for the super-rich

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