Disturbing the AcademicConferenceMachine: Post-qualitative re-turnings

Angelo Benozzo, Neil Carey, Michela Cozza, Constanse Elmenhorst, Nikki Fairchild, Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, Carol A. Taylor

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Author 1: They say they want to disturb the AcademicConferenceMachine. Author 34: What is an AcademicConferenceMachine? Author 2: Please do not go in that direction. Ask, for example, what does an AcademicConferenceMachine do? Author 51: Ok, so what does it do? Author 6: AcademicConferenceMachines are becoming so regulated and standardized that they might lose the possibility to produce different knowledge and to produce knowledge differently. Author 227: Do you think they succeeded? Author 9999: I do not know.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-106
Number of pages20
JournalGender, Work and Organization
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2019


  • AcademicConferenceMachine
  • academicwritingmachine
  • cyborg
  • earthworm
  • post-qualitative research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Cite this

Benozzo, A., Carey, N., Cozza, M., Elmenhorst, C., Fairchild, N., Koro-Ljungberg, M., & Taylor, C. A. (2019). Disturbing the AcademicConferenceMachine: Post-qualitative re-turnings. Gender, Work and Organization, 26(2), 87-106. https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12260