2020 03 01 tweets

Okay, I’m going to burst if I don’t say it: if you wish @ewarren could win, freaking VOTE FOR HER. Ignore what “everyone” is saying or doing. She’s perfectly electable, if we elect her. #thatswhatelectionmeans

Sun Mar 01 22:57:20 +0000 2020

LT provoked by this QT chain. https://twitter.com/ananny/status/1234185940790153216

Sun Mar 01 23:00:21 +0000 2020

Replying to @gmbritton and @ewarren

If only there weren’t people who really aren’t thinking of it that way!

Mon Mar 02 00:29:38 +0000 2020

Replying to @amndw2

Oh wow this just made me realize that I dreamed the other night that everything had bloomed in Michigan while I wasn’t looking! \(Spoiler: it hasn’t\.\)

Mon Mar 02 00:45:11 +0000 2020

Replying to @rokwon and @agreer

I was a prof at Pomona some years ago and the Scripps students were amazing.

Mon Mar 02 00:48:34 +0000 2020

She has a path if we make a path. She has a path if we make a path.
She has a path if we make a path.
#thatswhatelectionmeans https://twitter.com/StayWonked/status/1234472719883919360

Mon Mar 02 15:36:53 +0000 2020

Not a campaign promise. A plan for right now. https://twitter.com/ewarren/status/1234503692398866432

Mon Mar 02 16:47:39 +0000 2020

Replying to @alison_mudditt

Indeed. It’s exhausting and infuriating.

Mon Mar 02 20:09:12 +0000 2020

The green OA open review version of my second book was cited and reviewed before the print edition came out. And green OA items in @humcommons have DOIs precisely so they can be cited. Sheesh. https://twitter.com/mchris4duke/status/1234535867542208512

Mon Mar 02 20:11:54 +0000 2020

This thread, with this killer ending. https://twitter.com/sivavaid/status/1234631300151033856

Tue Mar 03 02:03:31 +0000 2020

RT @shivanihawkins: The fact that all the POC have been pushed out of this race, and the remaining old white men are bullying the last woma…

Tue Mar 03 17:23:37 +0000 2020

I vote next week and am hoping my vote will still matter. I have friends who won’t vote for months yet. We need serious election reform: one nation-wide day of primaries. A national holiday to support it. Treat it like voting actually matters. #thatswhatelectionmeans

Tue Mar 03 22:27:56 +0000 2020

Replying to @brandontlocke

I’d be good with vote by mail, especially given that it would be all paper ballots!

Tue Mar 03 23:42:00 +0000 2020

I am so looking forward to working with the local organizers, the program committee, and the rest of the ACH exec to put together an amazing #ACH2021! https://twitter.com/achdotorg/status/1235199566967754754

Wed Mar 04 15:21:27 +0000 2020

RT @ProfessorCrunk: So yes, I think gender mattered here. I think far left folks think that class matters more and pragmatic liberal voters…

Thu Mar 05 13:58:18 +0000 2020

THIS. https://twitter.com/wynkenhimself/status/1235592246910742528

Thu Mar 05 15:58:58 +0000 2020

RT @debcha: A house I go past most days has three election signs: ‘ANY COMPETENT ADULT 2020’, a sign for @ewarren, and one that simply read…

Thu Mar 05 17:24:44 +0000 2020

RT @debcha: But today, at *least* today, if you know smart, capable, ambitious women who work hard every day to try to make a better world…

Thu Mar 05 17:24:47 +0000 2020

Replying to @terrainsvagues and @nisaface

Hey, congratulations! Fantastic news!

Thu Mar 05 20:33:38 +0000 2020

Well, it’s not because the state is funding the university as it should. It could have something to do with the fact that the English department, housed in a toxic building, hasn’t hired in years. But what do I know. 🤷🏻‍♀️ https://twitter.com/TheAtlantic/status/1235701637601284098

Thu Mar 05 23:50:26 +0000 2020

You’ve still got time to apply! #DHRI is growing an extraordinary network supporting inclusive DH. https://twitter.com/lmrhody/status/1233403788494589952

Fri Mar 06 14:09:09 +0000 2020

RT @hralperta: Are you a t/tt faculty member feeling upset about the adjunctification article? Here are some actions you can take today:


Fri Mar 06 16:52:42 +0000 2020

This is phenomenal news! Huge congrats, @amplify285 and @UMD_AADHum! https://twitter.com/umd_arhu/status/1235936598635790336

Fri Mar 06 21:30:02 +0000 2020

Replying to @tressiemcphd

Ahahahaha hahahaha

Fri Mar 06 22:09:23 +0000 2020

Replying to @SheilaABrennan, @hralperta and @NEH_ODH

Yes, on both counts! There are very few points at which my answer to the “where will you be in 5 years” question would have been correct. And in addition to the luck I’ve had, the openness of the path has been a gift.

Fri Mar 06 22:15:32 +0000 2020

RT @ekansa: Watching conference organizers cancel major events makes me grateful we haven't totally lost all sense of social responsibility…

Sat Mar 07 00:20:08 +0000 2020

At the risk of repeating myself: we did not deserve her. #persist https://twitter.com/ewarren/status/1236394948360056837

Sat Mar 07 21:59:58 +0000 2020

Replying to @mchris4duke

I’ll be right there.

Sun Mar 08 22:50:50 +0000 2020

Replying to @kaythaney and @InvestInOpen

HOORAY!!! This is fabulous news!

Mon Mar 09 14:20:46 +0000 2020

Replying to @jackjewers and @CJ_Daugherty

YAYYYYY congratulations and happy launch day! Finally some good news this week! <3

Tue Mar 10 16:22:05 +0000 2020

Replying to @amandalicastro

Sorry for the delay in responding. We're aware of and sensitive to the situation, and are working on plans to mitigate these difficulties with travel bursaries and virtual participation. We’ll be posting more as soon as we can!

Tue Mar 10 17:40:07 +0000 2020

RT @MLAnews: Thanks to the @humcommons community for putting together resources to help everyone who's trying to move their courses online…

Wed Mar 11 01:44:26 +0000 2020

As a former staff member of a scholarly organization, and a current officer of another, my heart just breaks for those orgs having to make the painful decision to cancel their annual meetings right now. +

Wed Mar 11 01:58:25 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

These meetings aren’t just a revenue source for orgs; they’re a massive expense too. And the contracts they entail come with huge penalties for cancellation, penalties capable of bankrupting many organizations. +

Wed Mar 11 01:58:42 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

Be more than kind to your organizations, their staff, and their officers right now. Be as generous as you can. Help sustain your organization and its work through this crisis as you hope it will sustain your work.

Wed Mar 11 01:58:53 +0000 2020

RT @mkgold: I love this post by @steomor: "The University is NOT a Commons \(Unless We Make It One\)" https://kinfrastructures.commons.gc.cuny.edu/the-university-is-not-a-commons-unless-we-make-it-one/ w/mention of @k…

Wed Mar 11 02:28:25 +0000 2020

Replying to @rrkennison


Wed Mar 11 02:29:43 +0000 2020

Whew, it’s been a day.

Thu Mar 12 00:40:06 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

Sending patience and strength to all my academic colleagues trying to figure out how to keep doing their jobs under conditions for which none of us have been adequately prepared.

Thu Mar 12 00:40:25 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

And sending deep love to all our students whose living — much less learning — conditions have just been utterly disrupted.

Thu Mar 12 00:40:34 +0000 2020

RT @gmbritton: Following the generous lead of @sivavaid, to friends teaching classes on higher ed, publishing, scholarly communications, wh…

Mon Mar 16 00:50:08 +0000 2020

RT @gmbritton: @sivavaid Here, I’m channeling @kfitz's writing about Generous Thinking and @Jodyji’s idea that what higher ed needs now is…

Mon Mar 16 00:50:11 +0000 2020

RT @gmbritton: And imagine if we all did this for each other. Imagine what student would learn from taking part in the conversations.

Mon Mar 16 00:50:14 +0000 2020

RT @CALMSU: Dean Long’s letter this evening to staff and faculty in #MSUCAL emphasizes how demanding times require adjusting expectations.…

Mon Mar 16 23:58:30 +0000 2020

Replying to @LibSkrat

Oh man, Lancelot looks so much like my Henry. Same “what” look. I miss that cat. 😿

Tue Mar 17 23:30:22 +0000 2020

Replying to @LibSkrat

This was Henry. We lost him a couple of years ago, but he gave me this look for 18 years, so I was pretty lucky.

Tue Mar 17 23:46:34 +0000 2020

RT @Ron_Hendrick: A follow-up to my tweet about changing our expectations and evaluative structures during this extraordinary time in highe…

Wed Mar 18 14:10:21 +0000 2020

This is so great. ❤️ https://twitter.com/gmbritton/status/1240268915432812545

Wed Mar 18 15:27:29 +0000 2020

Replying to @sharonmleon

Right there with you, friend. I’ve been on Zoom since 10am, and am about to have to go back in for class. I need to go lie on my back and stare at the ceiling.

Thu Mar 19 18:35:48 +0000 2020

RT @MLAnews: If you need to build a course site in a hurry, the MLA team has created a new tool to help. Log in to your @humcommons account…

Fri Mar 20 17:24:42 +0000 2020

RT @MLAnews: You can view a demo at is at http://learningspace.hcommons.org and get more specific instructions at https://learningspace.hcommons.org/lesson/introduction-to-learning-space-from-the-mla/. 2/2

Fri Mar 20 17:24:47 +0000 2020

RT @hralperta: Retweeting this again because I think it's an underrated resource.

MLA is helping reduce the labor cost of switching to onl…

Fri Mar 20 18:23:52 +0000 2020

This is the heart of everything we do at Humanities Commons: we are non-profit, scholar-run, values-first. Come join us, and let us know how we can support you and your colleagues. @humcommons https://twitter.com/erinroseglass/status/1241074602475802626

Fri Mar 20 19:14:16 +0000 2020

Replying to @mchris4duke

This is the first time I have seen absolute proof you are from the south. 😊

Sat Mar 21 18:16:20 +0000 2020

RT @cplong: The task at hand: to be aware of the world we are creating as the world we knew recedes from us. Enact the values of the future…

Sun Mar 22 18:36:09 +0000 2020

This has not been my best day. Or rather, I have not handled the day with the level of grace I’d have liked. Working to make tomorrow better.

Mon Mar 23 21:16:43 +0000 2020

Replying to @kmapesy

Backatcha, colleague. 🍷❤️

Mon Mar 23 21:29:55 +0000 2020

Replying to @ekansa

Working hard on it. The world does make it hard.

Mon Mar 23 21:31:14 +0000 2020

Replying to @electricarchaeo and @ekansa

Thank you both — it means a lot!

Mon Mar 23 22:21:03 +0000 2020

OH HEY! https://twitter.com/JHUPress/status/1242451330788200454

Tue Mar 24 14:08:40 +0000 2020

RT @CALMSU: This year’s Global Digital Humanities Symposium will be an all-virtual event. Organized by the DH @MSU, the symposium will be h…

Tue Mar 24 21:46:51 +0000 2020

There’s been very little other than horrific news on here in recent weeks, so it was an utter delight to get an unexpected bit of good news here yesterday. +

Wed Mar 25 21:22:52 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

My news: Generous Thinking has been named a finalist for a Foreword INDIE award in education! https://www.forewordreviews.com/awards/finalists/2019/education/ +

Wed Mar 25 21:23:09 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

I’m as much delighted by the sheer fact of good news as I am the finalisting itself. If you have good news — of any kind — please share it. I think we could all use a little celebration!

Wed Mar 25 21:23:25 +0000 2020

Replying to @blondeebrune

Thank you! I am EXCITE. I hope you’re doing well!

Wed Mar 25 21:32:34 +0000 2020

Replying to @samoore_

This sounds so great — I can’t wait to read it!

Thu Mar 26 11:46:06 +0000 2020

RT @cplong: Please join us for the first fully online #MSUGlobalDH conference today and tomorrow. I am grateful for the creativity and inge…

Thu Mar 26 12:35:04 +0000 2020

Do join us at 9am EDT! And conference organizers, note: @kmapesy and the #MSUGlobalDH team have shared a ton of information about how they’ve gone about moving the symposium online. http://www.msuglobaldh.org https://twitter.com/cplong/status/1243152529325785088

Thu Mar 26 12:38:15 +0000 2020

RT @cplong: One important aspect of moving #msuglobaldh fully online was to leverage the open resources of the @humcommons - here is a link…

Thu Mar 26 12:55:59 +0000 2020

RT @EthanWatrall: hear hear! @kmapesy is the engine that makes #MSUGlobalDH go. This year was particularly challenging (for all of the ob…

Thu Mar 26 13:46:15 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

Thank you so much for this, @JessSwoboda — it means a lot, especially right now! https://twitter.com/JessSwoboda/status/1243515941696176129

Fri Mar 27 14:04:18 +0000 2020

RT @OASPA: What is scholarly communication in the 21st Century? This crucial question about scholarship & #openscience will be explored at…

Fri Mar 27 16:13:17 +0000 2020

Speak for yourself. https://twitter.com/Independent/status/1243326971360292872

Fri Mar 27 19:34:56 +0000 2020

RT @hralperta: Love to see the director of the MLA standing up for adjunct faculty and calling for both better pay and better contracts.


Fri Mar 27 19:35:28 +0000 2020

Replying to @mchris4duke

A solid 27. 🙌🏻

Fri Mar 27 20:26:02 +0000 2020

One of the many amazing moments of #MSUGlobalDH. Thank you @kmapesy and all the organizers and speakers for creating a fantastic two days in which we could come together. https://twitter.com/kmapesy/status/1243598434919120898

Fri Mar 27 21:40:00 +0000 2020

RT @kmapesy: THANK YOU ALL for a fabulous 5th annual #MSUGlobalDH Symposium! Please join us next year for the 6th annual Symposium in Sprin…

Sat Mar 28 13:21:32 +0000 2020

Reflecting a bit on isolation and connection: https://kfitz.info/isolation-mission-connection/

Sat Mar 28 14:26:44 +0000 2020

RT @PaulaKrebs: Good way to help your scholarly association make a difference in nationwide #highered practices: increase its ranks. We hav…

Sat Mar 28 14:34:33 +0000 2020

I had this impulse this morning to write a blog post about this weird moment of isolation we’re living through, and the somewhat boring \(and yet apocalyptic\) day-to-day of it all. +

Sat Mar 28 20:52:52 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

So I did. But it’s taken me all day to figure out where that impulse came from. +

Sat Mar 28 20:53:11 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

It’s the same impulse that made me start blogging in the first place, way back in 2002, at a small liberal arts college on the eastern edge of the west coast. +

Sat Mar 28 20:53:27 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

I was isolated as heck then, writing things no one read, needing connection to make the work at all meaningful. +

Sat Mar 28 20:53:39 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

I started a blog — what was then Planned Obsolescence — as a way of feeling just a little bit less like I was shouting down a well. +

Sat Mar 28 20:53:53 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

Eighteen years later, I find myself needing that connection again, needing to feel like we’re in the mundane \(and terrifying\) day to day of this together. +

Sat Mar 28 20:54:06 +0000 2020

Replying to @kfitz

So: Isolation, Mission, Connection. It did me a lot of good to put it together. I want to read your isolation stories, too. CC me on them, and know that I’m here too. https://kfitz.info/isolation-mission-connection/

Sat Mar 28 20:54:18 +0000 2020

Thank you for this, @BerondaM! https://twitter.com/BerondaM/status/1244386370568818689

Sun Mar 29 22:23:20 +0000 2020

Replying to @kristinarola

Oh I’m sorry to hear that but I’m glad he’s getting better!

Mon Mar 30 23:13:00 +0000 2020

RT @OASPA: Two days until the free @OASPA webinar on Thu April 2 where US experts Heather Joseph, Kathleen Fitzpatrick & John Wilbanks outl…

Tue Mar 31 12:30:04 +0000 2020

RT @MLAnews: We’ve just launched an emergency grant program to help part-time faculty members who’ve been hard hit by the outbreak. The $50…

Tue Mar 31 13:39:20 +0000 2020

RT @JulianChambliss: A new episode of #ReframingHistory returns on April 7th with @KathrynTomasek. What do you know about #TEI? Don't miss…

Tue Mar 31 15:10:23 +0000 2020

I honestly had no idea that this was what I needed today, but it was. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdcS0Nbo7Ng&feature=share&app=desktop

Tue Mar 31 22:26:49 +0000 2020

Replying to @blondeebrune

Omg yes. Yes yes yes.

Tue Mar 31 23:21:56 +0000 2020