2017 01 01 tweets

Important to remember these things while we gear ourselves up to face the challenges of the year ahead. https://twitter.com/Cmdr_Hadfield/status/815294057102667778

Sun Jan 01 16:42:12 +0000 2017

Putting on coat. Leaving office now. https://twitter.com/hels/status/816300330493374464

Tue Jan 03 15:37:46 +0000 2017

Attending #MLA17? Come find out more about @humcommons! https://twitter.com/MLACommons/status/813784047642177537

Tue Jan 03 16:19:54 +0000 2017

Presenting at #MLA17? Deposit your work at http://hcommons.org/core and share it with the entire community!

Tue Jan 03 16:23:12 +0000 2017

RT @MLACommons: Don't forget to tag your work with #mla17 to add it to the, erm, #mla17 collection! https://twitter.com/kfitz/status/816319008614055936

Tue Jan 03 16:48:34 +0000 2017

If you’re attending #MLA17 and are thinking about the security of your data, this meetup’s for you. https://twitter.com/ShawnaRoss/status/816330341099175936

Tue Jan 03 17:12:18 +0000 2017

Replying to @moncia and @amndw2

Ooh! I will confess to a Middlemarch-shaped hole in my reading. I’d love to play along!

Tue Jan 03 23:23:18 +0000 2017

On the train, Philadelphia-bound! See you soon, #mla17!

Wed Jan 04 17:06:05 +0000 2017

Replying to @michaelddwyer

Philthydelphia, a friend of mine fondly calls it. I love it there!

Wed Jan 04 17:36:54 +0000 2017

My window offers georeferencing clues. #mla17

Wed Jan 04 22:21:29 +0000 2017

Replying to @tcarmody

Details, schmetails.

Wed Jan 04 23:44:45 +0000 2017

Replying to @tcarmody

Everyone no doubt says hi back. I certainly do.

Wed Jan 04 23:59:12 +0000 2017

Replying to @katinalynn

Jumping in for @humcommons: No! You only need an HC account. Org members have the benefit of sharing with org groups, though!

Thu Jan 05 14:31:12 +0000 2017

RT @mlastyle: Saturday in Philly: MLA's free style workshop w/ comp copy of #mlahandbook. Gather ye MLA stylers! More at https://t.co/Koucu…

Thu Jan 05 14:32:40 +0000 2017

Replying to @kfitz

Remember to tag your deposits with MLA17 so they’ll be included in the convention collection. https://twitter.com/kfitz/status/816319008614055936

Thu Jan 05 14:34:45 +0000 2017

RT @MLACommons: We're asking all #mla17 presenters to upload their materials to http://mla.hcommons.org/core so that those that couldn't make it…

Thu Jan 05 17:42:31 +0000 2017

RT @mlastyle: Put finishing touches on paper for #mla17 w/ new FAQs from MLA: Citing images found online, sources in a talk & more https://…

Thu Jan 05 21:28:31 +0000 2017

Replying to @hels


Thu Jan 05 21:29:28 +0000 2017

Yes! Come join the not-for-profit network for the humanities. https://twitter.com/lmrhody/status/817423363463331840

Fri Jan 06 17:37:15 +0000 2017

RT @mlastyle: Get your peevish snap on! Take a breather from #mla17 & get schooled by MLA editor Michael Kandel on "include": https://t.co…

Fri Jan 06 23:58:39 +0000 2017

RT @mlastyle: Introduction to the new MLA style today at NOON! Convention Center 202A. Come & get a handbook, meet fellow MLA stylers, ask…

Sat Jan 07 13:09:10 +0000 2017

Kevin Fitzpatrick, your @ATT bill is ready. \(Related, to @ATT: PLEASE REQUIRE EMAIL ACCOUNT VERIFICATION\.\)

Sat Jan 07 20:13:25 +0000 2017

Looking forward to hearing about the future of K-16 alliances! 10.15 am in Franklin 10, Marriott. #mla17 #s730

Sun Jan 08 15:03:33 +0000 2017

RT @PaulaKrebs: K-16 alliances happening here! MLA fostering partnerships around reading, writing, languages #s730 #mla17 https://t.co/ifO4…

Sun Jan 08 15:28:42 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: Since there are so many #mla17 folks missing out on #aha17 talks \(& vice versa\), we think EVERYONE should upload to https:/…

Sun Jan 08 17:34:17 +0000 2017

Replying to @mariabustillos

That’s entirely my students’ work. They were amazing and helped me through a pretty tough time.

Mon Jan 09 00:28:09 +0000 2017

Replying to @meganeabbott


Mon Jan 09 01:27:31 +0000 2017

Replying to @hels

Wait, what? They sell that? *runs to Amazon*

Mon Jan 09 19:28:43 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: Items shared with >1 http://hcommons.org group see +250% downloads than those shared with 0. No group for you? Create o…

Mon Jan 09 22:26:03 +0000 2017

One rarely gets to say this, these days, but: a relief, if true. https://twitter.com/DLind/status/818599531789086721

Mon Jan 09 23:30:07 +0000 2017

Holy moly this is terrifying. My record shows addresses past & present, plus many family members & friends, incl MY GRAD SCHOOL ROOMMATE. https://twitter.com/Almost_Anna/status/818826930271227904

Tue Jan 10 20:26:34 +0000 2017

This is a heartstopping thread. https://twitter.com/JasminMuj/status/818949974838964226

Tue Jan 10 23:42:31 +0000 2017

Just read the report. If even a fraction is substantiated, we are in a constitutional crisis of colossal proportion. https://www.buzzfeed.com/kenbensinger/these-reports-allege-trump-has-deep-ties-to-russia

Wed Jan 11 00:07:29 +0000 2017

I am absolutely nauseated. How do we even consider an inauguration in the face of this possibility?

Wed Jan 11 00:08:42 +0000 2017

I want to watch, but I can’t. I can’t.

Wed Jan 11 02:09:24 +0000 2017

I do not care a bit about anybody’s particular perversions. But allegations that amount to treason, I care about. A lot.

Wed Jan 11 02:11:04 +0000 2017

And I am wrecked, contemplating where we have landed. This administration cannot be permitted to take office. And yet how can it be stopped?

Wed Jan 11 02:12:31 +0000 2017

RT @TheDemocrats: RT if you’re not a reporter and you want to see Trump’s tax returns.

Thu Jan 12 22:29:23 +0000 2017

Replying to @jackjewers and @CJ_Daugherty

I have zero doubts.

Fri Jan 13 12:25:08 +0000 2017

Whoa, just searched my email for something and a whole bunch of Google Buzz results popped up. Those were the \(very, very brief\) days.

Fri Jan 13 16:31:15 +0000 2017

Replying to @sleonchnm and @dancohen

Ooh, I can see why! Congratulations — what a great project.

Fri Jan 13 21:10:33 +0000 2017

Replying to @sleonchnm and @dancohen

An aside: one of my childhood news anchors turns out to be a descendant of the Georgetown slaves.

Fri Jan 13 21:11:33 +0000 2017

Replying to @sleonchnm and @dancohen

She figured in that NYT story last year. It was a heartstopping read.

Fri Jan 13 21:14:00 +0000 2017

This week in weather: Snow! 14 degrees!!! Phew, 30 degrees. Wait, 63 degrees? 51 degrees? Phew, 30 degrees. Wait, snow?

Sat Jan 14 20:22:51 +0000 2017

Oy. https://twitter.com/stevesilberman/status/820688423635668992

Sun Jan 15 21:32:30 +0000 2017

Every day the news feels like an encoded cry for help. “I never actually wanted to be president. What do I have to do to make them stop it?”

Sun Jan 15 23:53:28 +0000 2017

RT @sjjphd: Whew! If you are in need of encouragement this #MLK day, here you go...

Mon Jan 16 14:17:28 +0000 2017

RT @repjohnlewis: He gave his life for us.

Mon Jan 16 17:02:16 +0000 2017

Years ago, this kid was in my class. He went on to do amazing things. I take zero credit, but couldn’t be prouder. https://medium.com/the-u-s-digital-service/youll-never-be-the-same-again-dc5b16b84ba9#.b0k2ib518

Tue Jan 17 18:26:10 +0000 2017

THANK YOU. https://twitter.com/WhiteHouse/status/821466963117568003

Tue Jan 17 21:31:01 +0000 2017

RT @SenWarren: There is no precedent for a @usedgov secretary with the lack of experience in public education that Betsy DeVos has.

Tue Jan 17 23:18:28 +0000 2017

RT @TheAtlantic: DeVos hearing begins without ethics agreement http://theatln.tc/2jucmSX

Tue Jan 17 23:18:48 +0000 2017

RT @SenSchumer: Sen. Alexander just said that the hearing for #Devos will only have one round of questions, 5 minutes each. Never heard any…

Tue Jan 17 23:18:52 +0000 2017

RT @CAPAction: Betsy #DeVos & her family have given more than $250K to five senators vetting her nomination. http://ampr.gs/2jx0ADD #DumpD…

Tue Jan 17 23:19:08 +0000 2017

Dinner tonight: an apple + peanut butter & carrots + hummus, eaten standing at the kitchen counter. What becoming an adult was all about.

Wed Jan 18 00:05:26 +0000 2017

Replying to @sleonchnm

So, so true.

Wed Jan 18 00:07:59 +0000 2017

Replying to @wynkenhimself

Aw man, I knew I left something out.

Wed Jan 18 00:30:26 +0000 2017

… https://twitter.com/YAppelbaum/status/821704589997174785

Wed Jan 18 13:31:41 +0000 2017

Super exciting white paper from @JSTOR Labs, now available in CORE and open for discussion on @humcommons! https://twitter.com/abhumphreys/status/821771922316886016

Wed Jan 18 17:36:56 +0000 2017

Guys, PROBE FASTER. https://twitter.com/thedailybeast/status/821802181493948416

Wed Jan 18 19:37:35 +0000 2017

Yes, #2020. But also #2018. And #Saturday. Forward. https://twitter.com/Carolyn_Malachi/status/821802058001031168

Wed Jan 18 22:12:29 +0000 2017

Replying to @sivavaid


Wed Jan 18 23:18:21 +0000 2017

Replying to @sivavaid


Wed Jan 18 23:21:12 +0000 2017

RT @matthewamiller: I had to pay a six years-old parking ticket before I was allowed to join DOJ in 2009. But ignoring a $5.3 million campa…

Thu Jan 19 10:32:15 +0000 2017

Hard, Awful Things http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/hard-awful-things/

Thu Jan 19 12:52:15 +0000 2017

Not a surprise, but terrible nonetheless. https://twitter.com/ClintSmithIII/status/822081298315493380

Thu Jan 19 14:25:20 +0000 2017

Hard, awful things indeed. http://plannedobsolescence.net/hard-awful-things

Thu Jan 19 14:26:48 +0000 2017

RT @speedysnail: Breathtaking cultural and intellectual vandalism.
@NEHgov and @NEAarts have funded research and creative endeavour in US…

Thu Jan 19 14:46:31 +0000 2017

What the NEH does, why it \(and the NEA, IMLS, NSF, and other forms of federal funding for research\) must be fought for, and what you can do. https://twitter.com/mkirschenbaum/status/822097025143554049

Thu Jan 19 15:17:39 +0000 2017

RT @YAppelbaum: NEH and NEA together received just under $300m in 2015—military bands received $437m that year. http://thehill.com/policy/finance/314991-trump-team-prepares-dramatic-cuts htt…

Thu Jan 19 15:22:52 +0000 2017

RT @jasonrhody: Budget specifics re NEH/NEA: "if you make $50,000 a year...these 3 programs would be like spending less than $10" https://t…

Thu Jan 19 16:57:01 +0000 2017

RT @jasonrhody: It's actually not an either/or proposition. Let's not make it one, please. https://twitter.com/Celeste_pewter/status/822100170590404608

Thu Jan 19 16:58:00 +0000 2017

RT @jasonrhody: Please understand: gov employees *extremely* limited in how they can resist cuts/fight back. Can't even ask you to advocate…

Thu Jan 19 16:58:20 +0000 2017

RT @MLACommons: Thank you @NEHgov @NEH_ODH for funding a repository that allows us to archive and share #openaccess humanities research, pr…

Thu Jan 19 17:02:45 +0000 2017

Knowledge is knowledge. A threat to one field is a threat to all. https://twitter.com/ekansa/status/822153967807275008

Thu Jan 19 19:15:28 +0000 2017

No, YOU’RE crying. https://twitter.com/TheAtlantic/status/822161007422439424

Thu Jan 19 19:31:56 +0000 2017

RT @HumanitiesAll: Concerned about the proposed elimination of NEH? Let your Member of Congress know! Take action here: https://t.co/GRrH0w…

Thu Jan 19 19:53:05 +0000 2017

Replying to @jadedid

Yes, but from what I understand, NOTHING has been discussed with those agencies. As in ZERO contact from incoming administration.

Thu Jan 19 19:53:57 +0000 2017

Replying to @jadedid

Which is not normal, and not a good sign.

Thu Jan 19 19:54:07 +0000 2017

Replying to @jadedid

I too was operating on a slim thread of “hey, maybe he doesn’t know you’re there, which could be a good thing!” hope, until today.

Thu Jan 19 20:40:00 +0000 2017

Yeah, I’ll sleep fine tonight, no prob. https://twitter.com/KellyO/status/822159166328410112

Thu Jan 19 21:55:08 +0000 2017

RT @jasonrhody: Thread by NEH peer reviewer who details the incredible work done & care taken by @NEHgov to advance scholarship that benefi…

Thu Jan 19 23:13:00 +0000 2017

Replying to @RahawaHaile

Oh no. I’m so sorry.

Fri Jan 20 00:29:13 +0000 2017

I know there are Things Going On today, but I have a scholarly communication question I’m hoping some of you might help with.

Fri Jan 20 17:05:40 +0000 2017

Replying to @kfitz

I don’t have an account on that social network that is aimed at academia, so I can’t see the actual thing.

Fri Jan 20 17:06:51 +0000 2017

Replying to @kfitz

But I have been told that they are offering to expose the names of READERS for a fee? Can anyone confirm this?

Fri Jan 20 17:07:42 +0000 2017

Replying to @kfitz

Because if it’s true… I mean… let’s just say that I am curious what my librarian friends have to say about this?

Fri Jan 20 17:09:37 +0000 2017

Replying to @TentRocksV

Thanks! No, just hearing rumors of them selling user data.

Fri Jan 20 17:11:24 +0000 2017

Replying to @paigecmorgan


Fri Jan 20 17:14:28 +0000 2017

Replying to @lportwoodstacer

Yeah, this is a new thing that sounds like it started this morning, offering you the names of your recent readers for $.

Fri Jan 20 17:15:41 +0000 2017

Replying to @paigecmorgan


Fri Jan 20 17:15:51 +0000 2017

Replying to @anniekjohn


Fri Jan 20 17:17:20 +0000 2017

Replying to @kfitz

I’ll be plain about it: Tracking what users are reading and then offering that data to *anyone* \(even the author\) is a bad look.

Fri Jan 20 17:18:50 +0000 2017

Replying to @kfitz

Launching that particular offer *today*… is really, really unfortunate timing.

Fri Jan 20 17:19:26 +0000 2017

Replying to @jbolmarcich

Oy. Thanks.

Fri Jan 20 17:22:57 +0000 2017

RT @paigecmorgan: @kfitz It's true. A friend just got a notification that a "top 9% academic" had viewed her paper, w/ option to "see reade…

Fri Jan 20 17:23:36 +0000 2017

RT @anniekjohn: @kfitz Yes! I just got an e-mail that a "Department Member at Claremont University Consortium" viewed my paper! I could pay…

Fri Jan 20 17:23:43 +0000 2017

RT @jbolmarcich: @kfitz yes, it's true. Bc you have to be a member to read other's papers, your info is there to be shared. https://t.co/Db…

Fri Jan 20 17:23:49 +0000 2017

RT @rschon: @kfitz Let's just say I wouldn't use that site for reading ever again.

Fri Jan 20 17:23:54 +0000 2017

Replying to @melissaterras

That is a good question — as is whether that top 4% academic knew her reading habits might be exposed like this.

Fri Jan 20 17:30:24 +0000 2017

RT @megwacha: @kfitz The intent to commodify user data is one of many reasons this librarian guides scholars to other platforms and will co…

Fri Jan 20 17:31:51 +0000 2017

Replying to @megwacha

That’s the amazing part: it’s so… bald-faced.

Fri Jan 20 17:32:14 +0000 2017

Replying to @fletcherdurant

Would love that; thanks!

Fri Jan 20 17:32:27 +0000 2017

RT @melissaterras: @kfitz exactly. Big data is coming for us, in the small print of these predators.

Fri Jan 20 17:35:22 +0000 2017

Replying to @megwacha

I am, too. I suspect that some will want the information, but am hoping that lots will be too creeped out by it.

Fri Jan 20 17:36:47 +0000 2017

Replying to @lisalibrarian

Yeah, this is a new thing, though: at least some users are getting emails offering info about their readers for a fee.

Fri Jan 20 17:49:43 +0000 2017

Replying to @lisalibrarian

Good to know.

Fri Jan 20 18:18:54 +0000 2017

I will back that candidate  💯 https://twitter.com/hels/status/822545974652506113

Fri Jan 20 21:03:09 +0000 2017

Replying to @rrkennison

It took a couple of hard refreshes, but I finally got the form to work.

Fri Jan 20 21:16:47 +0000 2017

This thread landed at — let’s just say that it was a busy moment. So in case you missed it: https://twitter.com/kfitz/status/822490287612248064

Fri Jan 20 21:19:04 +0000 2017

Replying to @rrkennison

Hmmm, no I only got one account verification message…

Fri Jan 20 21:40:50 +0000 2017

Replying to @rrkennison

It’s hard not to feel a little paranoia about the broken mechanisms right now…

Fri Jan 20 21:44:54 +0000 2017

Replying to @rrkennison

Oh, undoubtedly, given the archiving and rebooting and everything else. It’s just hard not to feel the symbolic weight, is all.

Fri Jan 20 21:47:59 +0000 2017

Thank you. May we all be willing to stand up. https://twitter.com/ajplus/status/822252967822667776

Fri Jan 20 22:34:25 +0000 2017

Replying to @amandafrench, @moncia and @amndw2

Yay! I’ve been reading and am completely loving it and looking forward to discussing.

Sat Jan 21 12:38:05 +0000 2017

RT @HillaryClinton: Thanks for standing, speaking & marching for our values @womensmarch. Important as ever. I truly believe we're always S…

Sat Jan 21 15:16:43 +0000 2017

My experience, too. Overwhelming not just in numbers but in kindness and enthusiasm. My hope is renewed, and I am enormously grateful. https://twitter.com/mkgold/status/822919209286037504

Sun Jan 22 00:59:22 +0000 2017

Oh, and: FIGHT LIKE A GIRL. #womensmarch

Sun Jan 22 01:00:44 +0000 2017

As we passed, the bells played “This Land Is Your Land,” and thousands of marchers sang along. #womensmarch https://twitter.com/AriBerman/status/822914128998256640

Sun Jan 22 01:13:19 +0000 2017

Find your nearest swing district and learn what you can do to prepare for 2018. https://twitter.com/swingleftorg/status/822962986625224704

Sun Jan 22 12:59:23 +0000 2017

RT @Kasparov63: If you don't think giant rallies have political impact, lots of Congressmen & potential ones watching & thinking fundraisin…

Sun Jan 22 13:07:54 +0000 2017

RT @ProPublica: Trump said he's resigned from his businesses.

We checked.

He hasn't.


Sun Jan 22 15:34:17 +0000 2017

Replying to @carinr and @paigecmorgan

Thanks so much for this. Completely skeevy.

Sun Jan 22 15:35:47 +0000 2017

Replying to @carinr and @paigecmorgan

I have issues with that fake hierarchy, but also with the massive violation of privacy. A founding principle of

Sun Jan 22 15:41:38 +0000 2017

Replying to @carinr and @paigecmorgan

libraries is that reading habits should be fully private and free of any surveillance or tracking.

Sun Jan 22 15:41:45 +0000 2017

Replying to @carinr and @paigecmorgan

Now more than ever, that matters — & shows we can’t put scholcomm in the hands of those who don’t share our values.

Sun Jan 22 15:41:48 +0000 2017

Replying to @paigecmorgan and @carinr

Of course not! Just riled up. :)

Sun Jan 22 15:43:37 +0000 2017

RT @AprilHathcock: Thread. https://twitter.com/otherbecky/status/823174612200652801

Sun Jan 22 15:46:14 +0000 2017

RT @battymamzelle: Use the privilege inherent in your skin colour and extend that protection to us. Show up. Do the work.

Sun Jan 22 15:53:45 +0000 2017

RT @xlovelucy: RT if black women taught/are teaching you how to be a better feminist.

RT if WOC taught/are teaching you how to be a better…

Sun Jan 22 15:54:24 +0000 2017

RT @hels: All the more reason we need to show up for BLM, undocumented immigrants, and others. We owe it to WOC to use our privilege as the…

Sun Jan 22 17:43:53 +0000 2017

Replying to @electricarchaeo, @ekansa and @jasonrhody

We’ve been trying lately to talk in broad terms about the “humanities workforce.”

Sun Jan 22 21:35:50 +0000 2017

Replying to @electricarchaeo, @ekansa and @jasonrhody

It’s not catchy, but it captures both breadth and desired alliances across labor categories.

Sun Jan 22 21:35:54 +0000 2017

Replying to @jasonrhody, @electricarchaeo and @ekansa

Totally. And it was a crucial intervention at a key moment of deep academic/“non-academic” divide.

Sun Jan 22 22:06:36 +0000 2017

Very interesting. https://twitter.com/sadmonsters/status/823298584409997312

Sun Jan 22 23:01:32 +0000 2017

All of this. And it’s not just science under threat here. https://twitter.com/OmanReagan/status/823238692537962496

Mon Jan 23 01:19:48 +0000 2017

Replying to @SarahEBond

Thank you! So glad to see this \(and the @humcommons mention as well\)!

Mon Jan 23 13:12:48 +0000 2017

Today on Forbes/#WhoaScience: “Dear Scholars, Delete Your Account at http://Academia.edu” http://www.forbes.com/sites/drsarahbond/2017/01/23/dear-scholars-delete-your-account-at-academia-edu/#3fc230302ee0

Mon Jan 23 13:14:07 +0000 2017

Thanks to @SarahEBond for a great column on the importance of not for profit scholarly networks: http://www.forbes.com/sites/drsarahbond/2017/01/23/dear-scholars-delete-your-account-at-academia-edu/#3fc230302ee0

Mon Jan 23 13:19:23 +0000 2017

Reading, Privacy, and Scholarly Networks http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/reading-privacy-and-scholarly-networks/

Mon Jan 23 14:23:52 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: Newcomers to Humanities Commons: we've been in public beta for seven weeks. We're in active development; please send us you…

Mon Jan 23 17:34:54 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: We saw #twitterstorians signing up this morning, so we made them an HC group. Not specialized enough? Make another: https:/…

Mon Jan 23 17:35:01 +0000 2017

Replying to @RahawaHaile

Rahawa! Happy birthday! Sending you all the best \(and lots of great reading\).

Mon Jan 23 17:36:26 +0000 2017

RT @ekansa: 1st they came for the humanists, but I wasn't a humanist so I did nothing.
Then they came for the librarians..
You know where t…

Tue Jan 24 00:57:18 +0000 2017

RT @ekansa: #SavetheNEH #SaveTheIMLS #OpenScience #DH #OpenData #OpenAccess https://twitter.com/ekansa/status/823694155708674048

Tue Jan 24 00:57:24 +0000 2017

RT @elizaskinner: WW getting mad when WOC point out racism in feminism is like getting mad at being told there's junk in your teeth. ITS A…

Tue Jan 24 11:53:47 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: PSA for http://hcommons.org users: papers shared with groups see 250% more downloads! Sign up, join a group (or make on…

Tue Jan 24 14:22:02 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: "It is up to us to seize agency, turn away from http://Academia.edu, & take control of our own scholarly work." https:/…

Tue Jan 24 14:51:39 +0000 2017

Super excited to see all the new members joining Humanities Commons. Build a profile, join groups, share work! https://hcommons.org

Tue Jan 24 15:17:10 +0000 2017

Replying to @kfitz

Once you’ve joined, let us know what you’d like us to see. We’ve been in beta for 6 wks & are planning our future! https://hcommons.org

Tue Jan 24 15:21:21 +0000 2017

Thread. https://twitter.com/ekansa/status/823942635572248576

Tue Jan 24 17:53:33 +0000 2017

RT @john_overholt: Republicans will claim they want to eliminate NEH, NEA, & IMLS to balance the budget. This is a lie. They don't amount t…

Tue Jan 24 17:56:15 +0000 2017

RT @john_overholt: Republicans want to eliminate NEH, NEA, & IMLS because the free exchange of ideas is a direct threat to their power.

Tue Jan 24 17:56:33 +0000 2017

RT @dhnow: Announcement: Help Us Nip Efforts to Defund NEH in the Bud http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/2017/01/announcement-help-us-nip-efforts-to-defund-neh-in-the-bud/

Tue Jan 24 18:01:11 +0000 2017

RT @fletcherdurant: Humanists, don't ever let someone describe your journals as esoteric until you have exam bed the Ag section of the libr…

Tue Jan 24 18:34:57 +0000 2017

Same here. Thank you @SenGillibrand. https://twitter.com/mkgold/status/824022837556113409

Tue Jan 24 23:05:26 +0000 2017

RT @stephenrodrick: I'm guessing Flint got .0001 the time and resources of the 534 Benghazi investigations. What a black mark on this count…

Wed Jan 25 00:54:49 +0000 2017

I’ve heard some folks who run a not-for-profit scholarly network were told they were worse because they promote the site on twitter dot com. https://twitter.com/SarahEBond/status/824058788412084226

Wed Jan 25 01:06:37 +0000 2017

RT @HumanitiesAll: Our executive director wrote a piece for @HuffingtonPost about how together we can #SavetheNEH. Read it here: https://t.…

Wed Jan 25 13:37:04 +0000 2017

Boots on. Ready to march. #SavetheNEH #OpenScience https://twitter.com/Electrostani/status/824245994783117312

Wed Jan 25 13:47:09 +0000 2017

Keep crying out! https://twitter.com/thehill/status/824248963905843200

Wed Jan 25 14:35:36 +0000 2017

RT @amandafrench: The @NEHgov's Funded Projects form now allows you to limit by Congressional District. http://j.mp/1eNFvNr

Wed Jan 25 15:00:43 +0000 2017

RT @amandafrench: I emailed @RepMGriffith to inform him Virginia's 9th district has received $5.5 million from the @NEHgov since 1970. http…

Wed Jan 25 15:00:47 +0000 2017

Replying to @CJ_Daugherty

Good grief.

Wed Jan 25 15:01:09 +0000 2017

Replying to @Electrostani and @HesterBlum

I’d say there is power in numbers, & the more we can convey that higher ed/research is a united front, the better.

Wed Jan 25 15:12:49 +0000 2017

Replying to @Electrostani and @HesterBlum

Sounds like a good idea to me.

Wed Jan 25 15:17:32 +0000 2017

The humanities will march with you. All research must be protected and supported. #SavetheNEH #OpenScience https://twitter.com/ScienceMarchDC/status/824065296185065472

Wed Jan 25 15:25:04 +0000 2017

Replying to @CJ_Daugherty


Wed Jan 25 15:25:42 +0000 2017

Looks like a great opportunity! https://twitter.com/jasonrhody/status/824286610699198465

Wed Jan 25 16:36:21 +0000 2017

An NEH grant allowed us to develop CORE, the repository connected to @humcommons, creating a not-for-profit interdisciplinary OA platform. https://twitter.com/john_overholt/status/824291812437360642

Wed Jan 25 18:02:12 +0000 2017

Aw, rats. https://twitter.com/KevinMKruse/status/824341802891300880

Wed Jan 25 19:50:24 +0000 2017

I… huh. https://twitter.com/MarkHarrisNYC/status/824763462446415873

Fri Jan 27 00:09:36 +0000 2017

Replying to @amchass and @MarkHarrisNYC

Very, very good to know.

Fri Jan 27 00:19:09 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: In NYC? Want to make Humanities Commons work for you? Come to our @nycdh week workshop on Feb 7! More info: https://t.co/u…

Fri Jan 27 20:53:28 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: I was extremely proud to buy my first @leica_camera about ten years ago. Here's why.

Fri Jan 27 23:21:57 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: When the Nurnberg Laws were passed, Leica's Jewish employees frantically called the president, Ernst Leitz II (his father…

Fri Jan 27 23:22:00 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: Leitz was not a Jew but he understood what was happening. So throughout the 30s, he began "reassigning" his Jewish staff t…

Fri Jan 27 23:22:05 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: Under guise of transferring employees, he was able to circumvent travel restrictions. This way, Leica smuggled 100s of Jew…

Fri Jan 27 23:22:18 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: Jewish refugees arrived in New York City with nothing, and were told to report to Leica's headquarters. They were given a…

Fri Jan 27 23:22:26 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: They were also given a stipend until they could find work and lodging.

Fri Jan 27 23:22:33 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: The Leica Freedom Train lasted until 1939, and saved hundreds of lives. Not just employees but their families, even casual…

Fri Jan 27 23:22:38 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: Anyway, that's the story of Leica, on this #HolocaustMemorialDay.

Fri Jan 27 23:22:46 +0000 2017

RT @colindickey: Resisting tyranny begins with that first step, the first decision to take a stand. Everything else follows.

Fri Jan 27 23:22:50 +0000 2017

Replying to @tcarmody

I know this wasn’t a Bare Naked Ladies reference, and yet my brain went there. And now I am trying to imagine *that* song.

Sat Jan 28 01:02:54 +0000 2017

Replying to @tcarmody

Oy. I hope it’s only that long.

Sat Jan 28 01:32:04 +0000 2017

RT @LibyaLiberty: This is an important read. The downgrade of American democracy isn't the fault of Trump - it's why we have Trump. https:/…

Sat Jan 28 12:37:23 +0000 2017

This has been the most shameful week.

Sat Jan 28 12:38:29 +0000 2017

RT @CapitolClio: What is to be done about a president who does not pass this test? https://twitter.com/johnjharwood/status/825321211710304256

Sat Jan 28 14:05:59 +0000 2017

RT @Pontifex: I express my solidarity with migrants around the world and thank all those who help them: welcoming others means welcoming Go…

Sat Jan 28 14:06:37 +0000 2017

RT @kjavadizadeh: My family is from Iran. Most in the US now, most US citizens. A cousin says: "We lost one country and we are now losing t…

Sat Jan 28 21:14:21 +0000 2017

RT @page88: True: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-lax-protest-muslims-trump-20170128-story.html https://twitter.com/joemmathews/status/825495199228973056

Sun Jan 29 01:24:06 +0000 2017

!!!!!!! https://twitter.com/JackieVimo/status/825520108646912000

Sun Jan 29 01:54:32 +0000 2017

RT @JackieVimo: Judge: "Class is pretty well defined as outline in the papers - otherwise would be reviewing stays for a hundred people" so…

Sun Jan 29 01:55:07 +0000 2017

RT @JackieVimo: US: "Today, named plaintiffs are being released, and to extent that we have requests, we will act on them."

Sun Jan 29 01:55:12 +0000 2017

RT @KevRincon: #Breaking: #ACLU argued for nationwide stay on Pres Trump's immigration ban. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly in New York gr…

Sun Jan 29 01:55:52 +0000 2017

RT @terrainsvagues: Set up a recurring donation; we're in this for the long haul. https://twitter.com/chillmage/status/825523189480562688

Sun Jan 29 02:05:33 +0000 2017

Replying to @ekansa

It’s nationwide. But not the end: only applies to those now being held or in transit.

Sun Jan 29 02:07:31 +0000 2017

RT @nytopinion: To Republicans who remain quiet, or tacitly support Trump's immigration ban: history will remember you as cowards. https://…

Sun Jan 29 13:31:20 +0000 2017

RT @FreeSciNet: If you're a US scholar stuck abroad we have lots of academics who will get your car, help w/pets, etc. For help DM or email…

Sun Jan 29 15:29:32 +0000 2017

RT @RepRickLarsen: As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I can tell you this is a "Holy Crap" moment https://twitter.com/DefenseBaron/status/825544896517963780

Sun Jan 29 15:48:17 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: HC tip: Click the academic interests you add to your profile to see who else shares them. Follow those folks, invite to gro…

Sun Jan 29 18:38:15 +0000 2017

RT @KeithOlbermann: Attention @GOP: Trump administration verbally and practically defying federal courts. Impeach him now or inherit the wi…

Sun Jan 29 23:18:23 +0000 2017

Replying to @2xlp

Of course. But evidence seem to indicate that even those orders are being defied.

Sun Jan 29 23:48:27 +0000 2017

This thread. https://twitter.com/KirkWJohnson/status/825830075278823424

Mon Jan 30 02:14:16 +0000 2017

First cry of the morning. https://twitter.com/Mohsen_Omrani/status/825732084232835072

Mon Jan 30 13:08:14 +0000 2017

Replying to @jackjewers

Yes. Yes, exactly.

Mon Jan 30 14:09:28 +0000 2017

RT @humcommons: Our #openaccess repository has 50% more scholarship in it this Monday than it did last. Keep it coming! #openhumanities #ac…

Mon Jan 30 14:42:36 +0000 2017

Murkier and Unknown http://www.plannedobsolescence.net/murkier-and-unknown/

Mon Jan 30 14:43:10 +0000 2017

I’d like to thank the academy for this honor, and the many people who made it possible… https://twitter.com/iantrevor/status/826078640333082626

Mon Jan 30 14:45:36 +0000 2017

RT @abhumphreys: Just 2 days left to comment on @JSTOR Labs Reimagining the Monograph paper - what user goals & hurdles R we missing? https…

Mon Jan 30 14:46:14 +0000 2017