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Maha Bali’s blog about education

September 11, 2015
by Maha Bali

Hugs, Handshakes & Heartache #altc & @vconnecting

Reading Time: 6 minutesI was in Manchester around 48 hours. But boy, were they packed. I’ve been struggling to write about this emotional, exhilarating experience that fits right into the middle of a line between professional & social. On the plane while my … Continue reading

July 11, 2015
by Maha Bali
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Embracing Paradox: Both/And Mentality and Postmodernism

Reading Time: 3 minutesSome days you find yourself in multiple conversations and you find a common thread between them that you feel compelled to link, to unpack…and for me, to blog. Today was one such day and it was a convo on #techquity … Continue reading

June 12, 2015
by Maha Bali

PJs and a Headscarf – My Private/Public Life

Reading Time: 6 minutesIf you’ve been following, Rebecca and I started a thing called et4buddy at et4online where she brought me virtually into the conference several times for socialization. We invited others virtually. We had fun. We got feedback from others and like … Continue reading

June 7, 2015
by Maha Bali

Embracing Emergence

Reading Time: 5 minutesEmbracing emergence. This is something that’s being talked about simulataneously in different places (not sure if it’s because I am in all of them or if it’s a coincidence; I assume a combination of both since I am pretty sure … Continue reading

May 30, 2015
by Maha Bali

Research idea: #rhizo15, Hospitality and Invasion?

Reading Time: 1 minutesI had a brainstorm as I was making breakfast so blogging it before it disappears. Would anyone be interested in exploring #rhizo15 in these two lenses? A. Hospitality (notion of Derrida’s, but i don’t know it too deeply) in welcoming … Continue reading

May 29, 2015
by Maha Bali

Virtually connecting w #hastac2015 today w @rjhogue @profrehn and more

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt was a cool day.  The #hastac2015 hangout we did today was definitely one of the highlights. Here is the recording (it felt like a condensed HASTAC panel of sorts! Or like recap of highlights at the conf) My morning … Continue reading

May 27, 2015
by Maha Bali

What’s Public Scholarship Anyway?

Reading Time: 2 minutesSo… A few days ago I got shout-outs for being a “public scholar” and I was a little..uhh… Well happy and ego-inflated but it also made me think a lot. Like, is that what I am doing? And is that … Continue reading


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