@socalledunitedstates omg thank you, this has been my MOOD over the last year, no I do not want yet another google group or slack invite.
I have gotten 3 desk rejections in a row for an article that I think is one of the best things I've ever written. This is the first time I'm trying to introduce some core aspects of my discipline into other journals, and this experience has been incredibly demoralizing. Any words of advice from other interdisciplinary folks?
@eleanorkonik sorry, i'm sure they exist but i was just reacting to that particular Chronicle of Higher Ed essay on the student enrollment collapse
This weatherlore as a form of folklore is such an incredible sounding CFP! Can't wait to read more about it http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2019/09/17/wait-five-minutes-weatherlore-in-the-twenty-first-century-edited-collection
@crecerelle Hi I'm an archivist and happy to answer some questions you have, send me a DM and I'll share my email with you
Radical Open Access Collective: folks looks like they're up to interesting stuff: http://radicaloa.disruptivemedia.org.uk/philosophy/
i think there is a cogent argument to make that aside from institutions specifically created to serve populations traditionally excluded from higher ed (like HBCUs or work colleges like Berea), the US private higher ed landscape specifically drains off money and enrollment that could be used to stabilize public higher ed.
After spending several days at a mostly academic library conference in Canada where the college and university landscape has far fewer private players, it's fascinating to read this. You treat education like a commodity and not a public good, and you end up with only market-influenced answers https://www.chronicle.com/interactives/20191006-A-Crisis-in-Enrollment?cid=wsinglestory_hp_1a
@ashley do they have to join twitter? because if so......... i have feelings about that
Utterly thrilled to see my work on archives & climate change so respectfully and wonderfully profiled (in VICE of all places!) https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5yg3g/climate-change-could-erase-human-history-these-archivists-are-trying-to-save-it
Happy Birthday to Ursula Franklin, who is shockingly underappreciated but whose work is eternally relevant and prophetic. Start with "Every Tool Shapes The Task" and work your way up to her 1989 Massey lectures https://lazarapress.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Every-Tool-Shapes-the-Task-Communities-and-the-Info-Highway.pdf.pdf
@Cyborgneticz thank you for this public service, speaking as a Quaker
@Aepasek thank you very much for the suggestions and info!
@Aepasek I'm a US researcher looking at influence of Canadian-origin pipelines around the Great Lakes and I'd love to read more about this particular story, if you have any suggested links!
@mplouffe thank you!
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