High ed labor news Show more
AAUP Wright State has called off the 20 day strike after reaching a tentatively agreed contact with admin. They retained their right to bargain over healthcare, full TA'd agreement will be sent out later to the bargaining unit https://www.facebook.com/AAUPWSU/photos/a.910334269034482/2020361038031794/?type=3&theater
higher ed mishandling racism Show more
As someone who thinks the entire enterprise of capitalist fossil fuels is animated in large part by racism (see: imperialist military activity that saves oil fields instead of cultural heritage sites, the growth of car-based suburban sprawl, I could go on), I am 100% here for the U. Oklahoma person holding the poster "Don’t Trust an Oil Baron With Racial Justice" https://www.chronicle.com/article/Hired-to-Fix-Finances/245549?cid=wsinglestory_hp_1
CW: Confederate history, policing, false equivalence Show more
This article from CHE highlighting the UNC system's plan to create a mobile police force is wild. I don't know where to start, but let's just say that there is no equivalence between damage to a monument and neo-Nazis running around with torches. This kind of false equivalence is exactly what happens when you hire a member of the FBI to come up with a security plan.
Is #AcWriMo a thing? Anyone I know in the GLAM sector interested in being an Accountability buddy with me?
Birbsite but long detailed thread on one researcher's method with archives. Reference to vision limitations and accessibility.
super super excited that our research on mapping the exposure of American archives to climate change has now been assigned to an issue. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2018.03.005
The dumbest thing that happens right before you submit a revised manuscript Show more
and of course you stumble across A PERFECT ARTICLE in line with your work full of citations you somehow didn't see before but now how are you going to read everything before tomorrow morning when the revision is due ARRRRGHGHGHGHGHGHHGHGH ARRRGHGHGH
academic twitter Show more
love this world where "radical" does not apparently apply to critical assessment of your own field
academic twitter Show more
reading about the latest academia birb site dust-up and good god am i glad I left it months ago. What an embarrassment https://www.chronicle.com/article/What-a-Twitter-Tussle-Exposed/243374?cid=wcontentlist_hp_latest
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