"Visibilidad Bisexual" by ciudaddemujeres.com is licensed under BY CC_NC-SA So, I was going to talk about this podcast in a post about all the podcasts I listen to, but I listened to the first episode of the new season of Two Bi Guys, with Anna Kochetkova, and now I have more to say about it than just part … Continue reading Two Bi Guys Podcast – Episode 1 Season 4
I have recently joined a coalition of concerned faculty, students, and staff who are outraged at ways UF has been clamping down on academic freedom in response to political pressure from the governor's office. As a librarian, my interest in academic freedom is of course perennial. It affects all of us, from what we can … Continue reading Why educate students when you can make little worker-cogs instead?
I'm really rubbish at theory. I've spent a lot of time in a lot of different classrooms, physical and virtual, and done a lot of reading about all kinds of theories. Everything from positivism, to critical race theory, to literary theory, to critical theory, and on and on in directions I don't even remember. And … Continue reading Paradigms and Theories and bears oh my!
It says in my URL that I'm a librarian, but that's both true and not true. To most people, anyone who works at a library is by default a librarian, from pages on up to administrators. But there is a very real divide between library staff (paraprofessionals, often those without an MLIS degree), and those … Continue reading To Librarian or not to Librarian, that is the question!
So, my first "real" post was going to be about the divide between librarians and library staff and the grey area of being library staff with an MLIS degree. But then today my sister-in-law texted to let us know that brother-in-law tested positive for COVID, and is very sick. So now I've got COVID on … Continue reading *Shakes Fist* COVID You Bastard!
There's something about having my own blog, that's not a tumblr (which is really more social media than blog), where I can rant about whatever strikes me, and a place to point longer-form thoughts at. So, I'm making a new blog. And this time, because I want to blog about my work, I'm doing it … Continue reading I miss blogging…