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And of course, while this is great news personally, I know that the broader outlook in academia is pretty grim. I view this opportunity as a responsibility to build community and resources that can support a more sustaining republic of letters for all.
(More on this in the coming months as certain grant decisions become public...)
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(I'll even have funding for grad students, so message me if you/someone you know is thinking of doing an MA/PhD and our research interests intersect!)
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OK, some exciting news!
They say that the job market is like a roll of the dice. I feel like I just rolled a 20.
Today I'm starting my job on the tenure track at Trent University, cross-posted between the Department of Cultural Studies & the School of the Environment.
I'm really excited to have colleagues across the Humanities/Social Sciences/STEM, to be part of a union again, and to teach and research about climate communication and the cultural politics of global warming.
caps, the latest queer discourse
SITUATION: A PERSON COMES OUT TO YOU AS A LESBIAN
BAD RESPONSE: ASK THEM FIFTY QUESTIONS TO DETERMINE THAT THEIR IDENTITY DOESN'T HARM THE ESSENTIAL IDEA OF LESBIANISM
GOOD RESPONSE: COOL DO YOU WANT TO HELP ME BURN THINGS DOWN
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But! Now I need to figure out how to move across the country with a partner and a cat during a pandemic, I can't officially announce anything yet, and the world continues to be a garbage fire at large. I don't feel as happy as I should feel. I feel hella stressed and overwhelmed!
Newer version of the 6-colour pride flag with a 5-colour chevron on the left side, including trans colours and POC colours. I like this version.
I've been mailing out my zine to curators & scholars (*hmu if you want a print copy!*) and it sort of looks like I'm paying a dollar in postage for people to read my stuff.
But honestly, that might be better than our currently distribution model for research (I pay/you pay a publisher hundreds of dollars to read a thing).
Y'all: Check out @Aepasek 's zine "Everyday Oil," a cool exploration of how oil has literally marked the landscape of Edmonton: https://drive.google.com/file/d/151AIBkQ1sdsiAj1qjDUj3LnQxvIM26t8/view
Here for all your digital viewing interest!
I like to think about how we think about carbon
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