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it may sound like my interests are queer theory and videogames but my true passion is quoting völuspá in the least appropriate situations possible

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PATRONS!! check your emails!

Fediverse!! A BISH IS LIVE AND IN CONTROL!! I am no longer going to be hosting my content on Patreon

Instead you can subscribe to tiers via my site & receive the tings in your inbox! If you wanted to subscribe but didnt want to use Patreon, well now you can!

Thanks so much to my patrons who have hung out & supported me thus far, y'all are awesome, n I hope you love the new format! Is also much more personalized. ^_^
#mastoart #blackart

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If you were wanting a physical copy of my thesis on the unseen in landscapes, Hispano-Luso colonialism and Black womens performance

Have I got a doozy for you!

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Eco, Libraries, Teachers, Essential workers, Heroism, and Ur-Fascism 

Whenever I see reopening calls for librarians or teachers to be heroes, I think of Eco's essay on Ur-Fascism.

"In such a perspective everybody is educated to become a hero. In every mythology the hero is an exceptional being, but in Ur-Fascist ideology, heroism is the norm. This cult of heroism is strictly linked with the cult of death."

caps, textbook return 


every time i try to do something in vim i inevitably find myself 4hrs later with like 50 help pages open and some incomprehensible new settings in my config file

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44 pages in and we've already gotten the obligatory xkcd comic (watch me play, t l taylor)

"cynthia can you even read manuscript shorthand anymore" no, but

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Hometown v1.0.4+3.1.4 is now available!

In addition to upgrading to Mastodon 3.1.4, this includes significantly better support for local-only posting from 3rd party apps. Hometown will now respect your default federation setting from a third party app, so if you're set to local by default, apps will post local by default. More info here:


@CaribenxMarciaX heyya, dyou have any recommended reading on intro critical race theory/ethnic studies?

at what point in academia do you stop getting really excited every time you see a paper reference a name that you know

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twitter link but here's an _excellent_ thread of threads about (video)games studies and racism:

actually the singular is would be hilarious if there were a matching actually the plural is

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