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the waifu of bath
i guess i should add my two cents to this business even though i myself am just an undergraduate for now
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
i feel like by making a point about what a should be like this person is reinforcing a harmful power structure: as in,
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
only academics who do their job within their university are whereas the people who share their work on social media r not?
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
which is exclusionary in my opinion. not everyone has had enough years in academia or the means to establish themselves within their fields
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Sjoerd Levelt 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
very much so. No thought for the geographically or otherwise challenged, for those who can't attend every conference, etc
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
and also isn't the entire damn point of academia to promote knowledge and good research on a certain field? social media is perfect for that
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
the idea of an academic only being 'serious w/o social media harms other people bc it reinforces the idea that learning is a privilege
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
a is one that is serious about their commitment to teaching regardless of the platform in which they do it
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
and a is aware of the challenges that might prevent other people from accessing knowledge without social media
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
did the person who came up with have absolutely no idea of how academics online might influence undergraduates either?
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
without academics on twitter i would be interested in far less things than i am now. without them i would have struggled w/ work a lot more
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
so many times people here have helped me translate old norse or recommended me a source for an essay that was actually hugely helpful
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Talitha Kearey 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
nope: pretty sure they're only interested in their own reputation among more senior academics :(
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
as a disabled student, having academics to talk to on twitter means it's much easier for me to ask for help n get the most out of my degree
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
and also it's unimaginably harder to ask academics in person for advice if you struggle with mental illness and on twitter there's so many…
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
…academics, doing exactly the same thing i want to do, who have been there and have selflessly offered me advice. that's a .
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
honestly if your reputation among senior academics matters more than what you can do as an academic today then you've got it all wrong.
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
an important point for me- academic interests can be incredibly isolating. academic twitter has made it much easier for me to make friends
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Daniel Salas 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
YES
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the waifu of bath 5 Aug 16
Replying to @kriemhildsrache
especially having autism i find it hard to talk to people irl in the first place, and my special interests tend to scare people away
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