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Nerding out on a syllabus design unit for and my (virtual) job at Cooperativa Serveis Linguistics de Barcelona. Rereading Long & Crookes (1991),

adding stuff, adding tangents, thinking about how the field has and hasn't moved on in 27 years.

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it's coming out day 

coming out (in the sense of coming out to the people already around you) can be wonderful, and I am glad for anyone who chooses (cause it is 100% not a necessary part of queerness) but making a day out of what amounts to being safe enough to be open about your queer identity to those around you centers the most privileged of us.

I read a different take on coming out a while back, which reframed it as self acceptance and joining the queer community. I like that a lot better

Got cited by not myself! Interesting data on student opinions about teaching English online: :OpenAccess:

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Art people of Mastodon: any recommendations for books or other resources on learning color theory? Boosts extremely welcome

Learning about linear models in :rstats: thru Winter, B. (2020) Statistics for linguists: An introduction using R. Routledge.

Painless so far (up to ch. 4).

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Dreaming of rogue syndicates of academics mimeographing zines in a forest as a fuck you to established academic journals.

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Before you put a dozen emojies between words, imagine how hearing the below text could become tiring, even exhausting, and a cognitive drain on screen reader users.

You Clapping hands are Clapping hands causing Clapping hands me Clapping hands to Clapping hands become Clapping hands tired.

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In case anyone is local to the South of England, and feels like an interesting outing... I'm playing my cello at a poet's book launch at the end of September. It would be a lovely surprise to meet some of the people I talk to here IRL ! :)

#livemusic #poetry #performance #cello #music

Onto my third hour today, day after vax and I am no good to anyone!

Oh my god, Business Japanese lectures are a mixed bag. 90 minutes is a bit long for a Zoom lecture.

Conference abstract submitted! Faculty development pre-reading done! Doing things that need to be done today! And exclamation marks!

climate action, positive 

I just had my first meeting with the folx at 350Eigo, and it was really good and I have some solid actions that I can get on with.

Climate pol, volunteering, personal 

I have a meeting tomorrow to discuss volunteering for 350org . Am tired of fretting and feeling out of control. Hopefully doing something will lead to others doing something will lead to... and if it doesn't, well, I can hope that there's some impact on the mess that's been made of the planet.
My 10 year old wants to volunteer, too!

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Coming soon: 2021-08-04 at 4:00 PM UTC

@okf presents:

The philosophy of action, the epistemology of possibility, and force-users in Star Wars

Sign up here!

(Graphics by @csepp)

Note to self: Working on duoethnographies means working with other people's sense of time. This can be amazing or amazingly frustrating.

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Fuck "enriching" kids with the right "messages" and "experiences." What are they, uranium? Let them have weird goblin fun with their weird goblin things, they're kids ffs.

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Research + code + healthcare job vacancy 

🚨Job vacancy alert 🚨

Interested in making meaningful change in the intersection between code, science and healthcare?

My team at the Wellcome Trust
is hiring!

Some reasons to be interested in-thread, boosts appreciated for reach! The pay just ain't half bad, especially compared to academic salaries:

Tech Manager (~£59k/year):
Tech Lead (~£68k/year):

Both vacancies close on August 1st 2021

new publication (mine), language teaching 

This is online for the moment and will be published in the next issue of The Language Scholar. :OpenAccess:

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