Sunday, August 9, 2009

overheard at ASA

While searching for a bathroom, this tidbit caught my attention:

"I've been a fan of yours for a while. I am your stalker -- your academic stalker -- I hope you realize this."

I didn't know either person, but it appeared to be a grad student introducing herself to a faculty member. They were still talking when I came out, so either this seemed less weird to the faculty member than it did to me or ending awkward conversations wasn't her strong suit.

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