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We've just launched the /#Separados website v2 featuring the work of volunteer scholars responding to the ICE-led border crisis of 2018. "Follow the Money", exposes the financial world of criminalizing free movement. xpmethod.plaintext.in/torn-apa

I'm Rachel Hendery, Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at Western Sydney University in Australia. @RHendery on Twitter. I'm a linguist by background. I've been lurking on Mastodon for a while now but thought I'd time to try posting here occasionally and see if it sticks

Scholar Social

A Mastodon instance for academics

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.

We strive to be a safe space for queer people and other minorities, recognizing that there can only be academic freedom where the existence and validity of interlocutors' identities is taken as axiomatic.

"A Mastodon profile you can be proud to put on the last slide of a presentation at a conference"

"Official" monthly journal club!

(Participation is, of course, optional)

Scholar Social features a monthly "official" journal club, in which we try to read and comment on a paper of interest.

Any user of Scholar Social can suggest an article by sending the DOI by direct message to @socrates@scholar.social and one will be chosen by random lottery on the last day of the month. We ask that you only submit articles that are from *outside* your own field of study to try to ensure that the papers we read are accessible and interesting to non-experts.

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