2022 03 01 tweets

DIVYA!!! Huge congratulations! @sugaronthegash https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1498489903658766337

Tue Mar 01 11:25:09 +0000 2022

RT @CALMSU: Congratulations to @sugaronthegash, Associate Professor in @MSUEnglish, for winning the 2022 PEN Open Book Award presented by @…

Tue Mar 01 17:25:16 +0000 2022


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Thu Mar 03 00:06:26 +0000 2022

This is paid, contract work. Come help us make http://ach.org vibrant, welcoming, and informative! https://twitter.com/achdotorg/status/1499440694074789900

Thu Mar 03 17:48:58 +0000 2022

Two amazing conversations this week have me thinking about the ways we use meetings and other ways to collaborate. https://kfitz.info/what-is-this-meeting-for/

Fri Mar 04 19:39:14 +0000 2022

Replying to @foundhistory

Ooh, excellent! I’ll keep my fingers crossed and my eyes out! 👀

Fri Mar 04 19:50:02 +0000 2022

RT @achdotorg: Dear Members, ACH 2022 election is happening now! Please visit our election site to see our candidates and vote: https://t.c…

Sat Mar 05 21:42:10 +0000 2022

Thread. https://twitter.com/AdrienneLaw/status/1500167960987521025

Sat Mar 05 22:23:42 +0000 2022

RT @ProfessorCrunk: Putin is diabolical. He knows Biden’s Democratic party base is Black women. He knows we are gonna be up in arms about R…

Sun Mar 06 00:51:39 +0000 2022

Something just went by as I was scrolling here, about one of today’s talking heads discussions of Ukraine, and my brain replaced “Fiona Hill” with “Faith Hill,” and I was momentarily confused and a little impressed.

Sun Mar 06 23:17:28 +0000 2022

RT @redbirdred: Humanities friends, please help us get the word out! We're looking for non-MSU humanists interested in our mobile audio-rec…

Tue Mar 08 17:01:28 +0000 2022

Someday I will recover from the utter stupidity of white people who refuse to understand that someone wearing a mask is trying to protect YOU from germs THEY may be carrying, not trying to protect themselves.

Wed Mar 09 00:48:03 +0000 2022

Replying to @kfitz

To wit: https://twitter.com/EWErickson/status/1501205927361400837

Wed Mar 09 00:48:33 +0000 2022

Replying to @kfitz

Today is clearly not that day.

Wed Mar 09 00:49:08 +0000 2022

RT @susanirenebrown: @ADHOrg is seeking expressions of interest for its racism task force by March 15th. Thanks so much to those who have s…

Thu Mar 10 01:03:48 +0000 2022

RT @achdotorg: #DHUnbound2022 \(May 17\-19, virtual\) registration is open now! The conference provides a forum for conversations about digita…

Thu Mar 10 12:43:04 +0000 2022

Well, that’s a first.

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Thu Mar 10 21:16:19 +0000 2022

I will never forget the capsule review of BATMAN FOREVER \(I believe also by Anthony Lane\) that ran for weeks in the NYer movie listings, which read, in total, “Is that a threat?”


Thu Mar 10 21:40:21 +0000 2022

Replying to @Karnythia

Wait, a disorienting view, and no banister? What could possibly go wrong.

Thu Mar 10 22:05:18 +0000 2022

RT @LBMcGrath: On my TL today, the "leaving academia" and "leaving publishing" tweets are virtually identical. Contemporary lit scholars sh…

Fri Mar 11 22:48:12 +0000 2022

RT @JenHoward: Please please please don't be the person who writes out of the blue to a stranger and asks for free advice/editorial feedbac…

Fri Mar 11 22:49:59 +0000 2022

Replying to @EmeryPetchauer

So, so completely feel this.

Sat Mar 12 23:50:39 +0000 2022

Replying to @pubkat

Hey, congratulations on the new gig! I’m of course sorry that you can’t be in two places at once, but I’ll look forward to hearing what’s ahead for you!

Mon Mar 14 11:13:08 +0000 2022

Lots of luck here.

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Mon Mar 14 11:47:38 +0000 2022

RT @humcommons: The Commons is now on WordPress 5.9.2. This update brings Full Site Editing \(FSE\) to websites using block-based themes. We'…

Mon Mar 14 16:19:27 +0000 2022

Today in #ENG818 we read and discussed book and dissertation proposals. Thanks to all of you who shared them, especially @wynkenhimself and @Literature_Geek! Now, the REALLY big ask: +

Mon Mar 14 23:22:22 +0000 2022

Replying to @wynkenhimself and @Literature_Geek

Many of the students in the class are currently working on comps proposals, and while the diss proposals were super helpful, one student notes that they wished they could see the drafts along the way to the final thing. +

Mon Mar 14 23:23:59 +0000 2022

Replying to @wynkenhimself and @Literature_Geek

So if any of you would be willing to share a finished proposal *along with* the Annie Lamott style shitty first draft, and anything inbetween, it would really help them get a sense of process. And I’d be hugely grateful.

Mon Mar 14 23:25:44 +0000 2022

Also, my class and I were in total agreement that ending spring break with daylight saving time completely defeats the whole purpose, dang it.

Tue Mar 15 00:19:07 +0000 2022

Replying to @Literature_Geek


Tue Mar 15 20:38:12 +0000 2022

RT @physicistdanny: My colleagues deserve better.

I love MSU.

I’d love it more if we raised everyone up.


Tue Mar 15 23:15:01 +0000 2022

RT @achdotorg: ACH is seeking proposals from members of the DH community for the redesign and reorganization of http://ach.org. Pr…

Thu Mar 17 17:33:39 +0000 2022

I. AM. EXCITE. https://twitter.com/zotero/status/1504507299687280647

Thu Mar 17 17:37:53 +0000 2022

I’ve been beta testing this, and trust me when I say it’s a game-changer. https://twitter.com/zotero/status/1504507374207385609

Thu Mar 17 17:38:27 +0000 2022

Replying to @sharonmleon and @zotero

Actually, I think that’s @Zotero makes us happy day :)

Thu Mar 17 18:12:59 +0000 2022

Replying to @SarahEBond

They are lovely! But can I also note that swing? Maybe I am super dated in my playground equipment awareness, but that swing strikes me as the smartest thing ever!

Thu Mar 17 22:32:16 +0000 2022

Replying to @tressiemcphd

As a card-carrying Professor of Literature, I would like to dispute the notion that reading novels == “escape.” Meaning-making is meaningful.

Fri Mar 18 13:49:45 +0000 2022

RT @jsalem75: Come work with us in @msulibraries! We are recruiting the next Head of Digital Scholarship Services, a key leadership role fo…

Sat Mar 19 10:00:25 +0000 2022

Replying to @electricarchaeo

Suuuuper excited about this one, but can’t get it to load for some reason.

Sat Mar 19 14:41:25 +0000 2022

Replying to @KevinDettmar and @devoneylooser

Rock star!

Sun Mar 20 13:54:04 +0000 2022

Discovered, downloaded, AND preserved. This is what your friendly neighborhood disciplinary repository is for. c.f. @humcommons https://twitter.com/VickyRampin/status/1505560215382642694

Sun Mar 20 15:11:58 +0000 2022

Replying to @sharonmleon

Oh no. 😢

Sun Mar 20 21:29:15 +0000 2022

Replying to @sharonmleon

I’m so sorry.

Sun Mar 20 21:35:00 +0000 2022

Replying to @j0_0n

Thanks for letting me know, Jonathan!

Mon Mar 21 16:19:03 +0000 2022

RT @actualham: I am so excited that @kfitz is coming \(virtually\) to @PlymouthState to talk about "Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to…

Tue Mar 22 19:57:13 +0000 2022

RT @PSUOpenCoLab: Join us on April 1st to hear Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick @kfitz on "Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the Univ…

Tue Mar 22 23:15:16 +0000 2022

Replying to @martin_eve

Oh no, Martin. I’m sending you all my best thoughts.

Thu Mar 24 01:11:56 +0000 2022

Replying to @martin_eve

So, so glad to hear!

Thu Mar 24 01:28:22 +0000 2022

RT @Sifill_LDF: KBJ’s tears came not at the vile antics of those so grotesquely attacking her. They came upon being seen, honored and uplif…

Thu Mar 24 13:29:23 +0000 2022

Replying to @ryancordell

Hang on, Ryan: it’s only March.

Thu Mar 24 21:58:01 +0000 2022

You know, it’s always possible to… just… not post anything? 🤷🏻‍♀️ https://twitter.com/jeanburgess/status/1508759432322170883

Tue Mar 29 14:59:48 +0000 2022

This is a scholarly network dream come true: bringing together @HASTAC’s vibrant, active, long-standing community with ours at @humcommons. I cannot wait to see what we can do together! https://twitter.com/profwernimont/status/1508783867116900352

Tue Mar 29 16:08:55 +0000 2022

RT @cplong: Strategic collaborations like this between @HASTAC & @humcommons offer viable pathways for scholar-led networks as we attempt t…

Tue Mar 29 17:16:11 +0000 2022

Replying to @rrkennison, @HASTAC and @humcommons

Thank you! We are super excited about it!

Tue Mar 29 22:31:13 +0000 2022

Replying to @triciamatthew and @NatlHumanities

HUGE congratulations — and how exciting!!!

Wed Mar 30 13:58:36 +0000 2022

It’s Not About You.

Wed Mar 30 14:32:37 +0000 2022

Replying to @kfitz

\(Doesn’t matter what It is, frankly\. Making It About You is a mistake\.\)

Wed Mar 30 14:34:32 +0000 2022

Is there a particular set of terms someone could use to block the kinds of freaky AI generated images \(that is, pretty much all AI generated images\) that threaten to keep them awake at night? Asking for a friend.

Wed Mar 30 21:45:50 +0000 2022

Replying to @electricarchaeo

You know I’m a huge supporter of all your efforts. Mostly.

Wed Mar 30 22:29:39 +0000 2022

Replying to @kfitz

It’s just hit me — this is my uncanny valley. Not robots that look freakishly human, but AI produced art that looks freakishly like the human unconscious.

Wed Mar 30 22:36:09 +0000 2022

Replying to @electricarchaeo

That is the least nightmare-producing AI painting I’ve seen, which I guess means that’s MY unconscious?

Wed Mar 30 22:52:27 +0000 2022

Replying to @scott_bot and @electricarchaeo

Uh, yeah. At least not with me?

Wed Mar 30 22:53:04 +0000 2022

Replying to @scott_bot and @electricarchaeo


Wed Mar 30 22:53:59 +0000 2022

Replying to @electricarchaeo


Wed Mar 30 22:55:27 +0000 2022

Replying to @electricarchaeo and @samplereality


Wed Mar 30 22:55:57 +0000 2022

RT @humcommons: Thanks @andiesilva and @jotis13! Our CORE repository assigns a DOI on upload and feeds out to Google Scholar and other aggr…

Thu Mar 31 13:28:09 +0000 2022

RT @PSUOpenCoLab: How to "save the public university from its neoliberal handlers and its own self-defeating and self-destructive policies…

Thu Mar 31 15:02:38 +0000 2022

Replying to @profwernimont

This is a super interesting question. I have both been wrestling with perimenopause and joint pain, but I’m not sure if or how mine are connected. I was diagnosed with “advanced degenerative joint disease” \(i\.e\., osteoarthritis\) a few years back. +

Thu Mar 31 16:16:49 +0000 2022

Replying to @profwernimont

HRT is out for me, alas, as I also have a clotting disorder. So it’s me and the Voltaren and just trying to keep everything moving.

Thu Mar 31 16:16:53 +0000 2022

Replying to @profwernimont

I’m glad you asked about this. We don’t talk about any of it enough.

Thu Mar 31 16:16:56 +0000 2022

Replying to @profwernimont

I like this idea.

Thu Mar 31 19:12:07 +0000 2022