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jessica caporusso
phd candidate | plants, people, and energy | practitioner of sensory anthropology, speculative fiction, and the oxford comma
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jessica caporusso May 25
Hi Megha! (and sorry for the late reply; I've been on a SM hiatus). Would love to read more about the Plant Messiah...and their adventures in Mauritius! Feeling so bad for that gardener, though
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Tyler Yank May 9
*CFP ALERT* Pls Retweet! "Forced Migration and Environment in the Indian Ocean World, past to present” 7-8 December, 2018, Indian Ocean World Centre, Montreal. There is an adjoining graduate workshop too!
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Callum CJ Sutherland May 7
1/ The Kaplan Report, if implemented by 's government, will set a deeply troubling precedent for labour relations in Ontario. Here are some of the reasons why ... ("" )
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jessica caporusso Apr 28
Replying to @Lucie008
Welcome!! I hope the cheese ‘testing’ goes well 😄
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jessica caporusso Apr 28
Replying to @Lucie008
It’s not exactly the same as coming from home, but you should be able to find Kraft or ‘Australian’ cheese locally. Folks have found it in Toronto, so hopefully it’s around NYC too? Try Sri Lankan or Australian speciality shops ()
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Ish Sookun Apr 26
3 years after the efforts of from the , R. Hawabhay and team from the Ministry of TCI, we're today attending a seminar after the culmination of an portal in . 100 datasets released on .
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Max Liboiron Apr 26
Replying to @MaxLiboiron
The uneven distributions, harms, and occurrences of pollution are the basis of : difference matters (in this case, of species). Universal statements can miss crucial nuance. matters differently to turtles, hake, and plankton. 2/3
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tilila Apr 17
if an ex-colony is viewed as just a producer of raw data which is forced to be exported to the colonizing country to be further developed there without engaging that ex-colony, that's academic colonialism.
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jessica caporusso Apr 23
What a shocking, painful day for many in Toronto —especially the victims, their loved ones, and the Willowdale community. In the face of tragedy, we must prevent further harm. Be vigilant against racist opportunists who would spread hate. Fact check. Don’t share misinformation
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York University Students Apr 23
Our thoughts are with all affected by the tragic incident today. Any York student unable to get home this evening because of the investigation and needing a place to stay can connect with Amal Awini of Housing Services to make arrangements (647-334-0491/aawini@yorku.ca).
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Lacey Croft Apr 11
York bargained 1 DAY in 6 weeks To be awarded binding arbitration would signal all employers that collective bargaining rights are dead! please issue a public statement that your govt will NOT intervene with BTW legislation
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Sarah York-Bertram Mar 12
Why are there so many strikes ? B/C of the discrepancies b/w the values of social justice it was founded on & the failure of admin to implement that social justice into praxis. /1
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CUPE 3903 Apr 10
Please read this important letter written by Agnes Whitfield, Professor of English at York University, to the Ontario Minister of Education, the Honourable Mitzie Hunter (excerpt pictured below):
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jessica caporusso Apr 10
Important thread on the ongoing situation in Flint. This has been happening for *years*
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CUPE 3903 Apr 9
It's OFFICIAL: all three units have VOTED NO in the forced ratification. Results by Unit: Unit 1: YES: 210 votes NO: 1279 votes Unit 2: YES:108 votes NO: 653 votes Unit 3: YES: 1 vote NO: 43 votes
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Anna Clark Apr 6
Replying to @annaleighclark
I was in Flint today. The irony of this news coming just days after Nestle won the right to pump more Michigan water for free (which it'll then sell in plastic bottles) is *not* lost on locals.
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Daniel Dale Apr 7
Citing good test results, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announces the end of free bottled water in Flint; residents betrayed by previous state claims say they don't trust the numbers, mayor says they should get free bottles until all lead pipes are replaced:
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Pond Rd Picket Captain off The Rock Apr 6
If you experience technical difficulties voting, or need more information before deciding how you want to vote, please call the CUPE 3903 Strike Hotline! The hotline number will be available for extended hours this weekend!
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jessica caporusso Apr 5
FYI members: be sure to check that your voting information is accurate!! Call the LORB hotline to report any errors (# can be found on CUPE website)
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Jacqueline Ristola Apr 4
Chronology of Events: 1)Fake CUPE 3903 site goes up, redirecting to York's Labour page 2)CUPE 3903 files an Unfair Labour Practice for misinformation 3)York denies they bought and maintain the site 4)Info comes out that a York employee bought the site and billed York University
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