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Jenny Tan
Editorial assistant | Ph.D. candidate, Comp Lit & Medieval Studies | she/her | 😞🐧📚🌈
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🥭 🌈 tram nguyen Aug 22
"No homo", whispers Mother Nature as she finally wipes out the last human on Earth.
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Scholarly Kitchen Aug 14
Guest Post — Equity is Possible: Forging Paths toward Equity and Anti-Racism in Scholarly Publishing
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Gita Manaktala Aug 14
Valuable guidance from and Cathy Rimer-Surles toward equity and anti-racism in scholarly publishing via
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Kevin J.S. Zollman Aug 13
A thing I've noticed about myself and others as we move though careers in academia: The transition from "powerless" to "powerful" is often imperceptible. People fail to realize when they have gained power over others, and fail to see how they might be misusing it. [thread]
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Lauren Eriks Cline Aug 14
“Who are your academic grandparents?” except instead it’s “which colleagues fought to better your working conditions?”
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Alex Wellerstein Aug 9
Today is the 74th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki. Often overlooked, compared to Hiroshima, as merely the "second" atomic bomb, the Nagasaki attack is far more tricky, and important, in several ways. THREAD
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Harvard Business Review Aug 9
You can't mentor someone well without acknowledging that they are more than just their job.
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New Goonica! Aug 9
I literally have never waited more than 30 minutes for anything at a doctor’s office or hospital in my entire Canadian ass life.
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Bo(nnie) Ruberg, Ph.D. 🌈🎮💾 🌈 Aug 6
Ok folks, I'm not really a "thread person," but this is something I think is really important, so here it goes. A thread about peer reviewing & how it inadvertently opens feminist, queer, & POC game studies scholars (especially folks who work on social justice) to harassment:
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Raychelle Burks Jul 27
Let's stop telling historically marginalized people to "be nice" to people behaving inappropriately and calling it "career" or "interview" advice. It's not the job of the target of bigotry to "be nice" to the source of bigotry.
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Alice Jul 23
hot take: my life fundamentally changed for the better the day I realised that sometimes when academic writing doesn't appear to make sense, it actually just doesn't make sense, and you're not automatically stupid for not understanding something
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Priyamvada Gopal, Uppity Esquire Jul 6
I hate the phrase 'unconscious bias', utter bullshit.
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Alex Bhathal 🐳 Jul 6
In my experience, POCs training or mentoring white people about systemic racism is extremely dangerous for POCs.
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Indiana Seresin Jun 24
Replying to @indianaseresin
Solidarity to POC staff and students who are more directly and intensely harmed by institutional racism than I could ever be, to those fighting to make things better, and to those who don’t have the option of leaving.
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Indiana Seresin Jun 24
I recently left my PhD program bc of the racism of the dept and university, and I'm sharing my withdrawal statement bc I don’t think these issues should be kept secret
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Sandra Korn Jun 12
The full incredible panel on equity/internships: Ari Mokdad & of , Thomas Devine of , of , plus co-chair of ! first steps: pay students✅ mentor them✅ treat them with respect✅
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Jenny Tan Jun 3
We were so amazingly color coordinated!! Too bad we won’t get to recreate this in Detroit :(
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how now brown clown May 21
there are 30,000 undergrads at UC Berkeley. this year, 2 black students graduated with an English B.A.
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Jenny Tan May 16
just so we're all on the same page, the only correct stanley cup final outcome to root for is the winner of the wcf sweeping the bruins, right?
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Joseph A. Howley May 14
I think that it is time we Latinists admit, as a profession, what we all know to be true: “Pikachu” is a supine in -u
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