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Assistant Professor in , working with and , especially and

Panel discussion from earlier today on Africanfuturism, featuring Nnedi Okorafor, Marlon James and Roye Okupe:

Probably of interest to #SFFBookClub amongst others...

I'm the series editor for a series of for Introduction to Philosophy courses, and we now have two books published (out of nine planned)!

Philosophy of Mind:


Academia is like "Be interdisciplinary and collaborate!"
"Present single-authored publications as proof of your worth!"

when apple decided to simplify the new iphone by combining all the ports into one single port, they reinvented the cloaca

i really want to find some more child-friendly zines / articles / resources for teaching kids about antifascism, leftism, anarchism, and racism (specifically anti-Black racism)

if anyone has any suggestions, please link me! :boost_ok:

People who create academic CV templates should be forced to fill them out three times, from the start, before being allowed to put them out in the open.

Survey, Portuguese, Sexuality 

sobre percepções ligadas à humana - agradece-se partilha e/ou participação, só demora 5 minutos!

Today Wednesday September 16th at 8 PM (UK time) we will talk about Polyamory with:

Daniel Cardoso, Marie Curie Research Fellow, working at the Manchester Metropolitan University.

Zow Lambda, engineering graduate (UC), soon to begin postgraduate studies on Neuro Sciences in Taiwan.

Beatriz Sotomayor, Psichologist & Liberty News´ Redactor in Chief

"hey I have a conspiracy theory"

"I'm listening"

"So the rich and powerful people... actually control everything via a system called capitalism that keeps them on top and workers down."

"hmm. Good story, but could use some aliens or lizard people."

I had the immense pleasure of interviewing Meg-John Barker about academia and leaving academia, about gender and academia, about failure and the chances it affords. It was a thrilling ride, filled with laughter, empathy and tenderness. I'm happy to share it with you all now.

PSA: Your Default Narrative Settings Are Not Apolitical

(Hopefully isn't a surprise to anyone, but it was a good read when it came out and still a good read now.)


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PSA for my fellow whites, caps 

you will probably carelessly do/say racist things

anyone is allowed to point it out to you when this happens

if someone takes time to talk to you about it, they're doing that for YOUR benefit, so listen

discuss your motivations and thought processes but DON'T ARGUE when they point out where you made your mistakes

apologise, own it, sit with it, learn from it

we were brought up to be racist, we must train ourselves not to be - we only get so many free lessons

Another genderless insult you can use in your day-to-day life 


On this week's episode, a paper on RuPaul's Drag Race wants to go through peer review while citing a grand total of ZERO other academic works about the exact same topic and research question.

Oh interwebz. Does anyone know how I can get historical WHOIS info for a given domain without having to pay (a lot) for it? Help and boosts appreciated!

Taking Questions about Polyamory and Kink

As you may have heard, my next book Polyamory and Kink will  be out July 31st. (Or there-about for the paperback, because Amazon is annoying like that.) Anyway, for the first time in a long while, I've managed to actually do some marketing  for a book.

(Hey, look at that! Practically a real author, nu?)

Trying to keep going with a good thi

#Blog #MyBookshelf #Polyamory

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