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Feminist witch; Dr of film. Writing about Star Wars. Championing women in film @MAI_Journal & @feministartfest. Film critic for Sight & Sound, BBC, etc. She/her

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This account from a mother of a student at Glasgow university is absolutely mind-blowing https://t.co/kiQEWWVOy3 https://t.co/BI3EQpR3Rg
Retweeted by Becca HarrisonWish @NicolaSturgeon would listen to university workers and staff rather than her VC pals. We didn't need to be in this mess.Yeah because we're all going to cheer senior management so loud when they expel students who break lockdown rules b… https://t.co/8xBht0iDcN @aladyofchance It's amazing how many people had this experience. And also incredible that I'm only just learning my… https://t.co/UZvaCvmtIJAfter two years of living in perpetual twilight (lots of lamps and candles) an electrician came this morning to loo… https://t.co/BjqsYmDR20 @rain_later In another life I'm a sub-editor for a tabloid newspaper, I'm sure of itSTUDENTS: You can under the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 terminate your tenancy or student let with 7 or… https://t.co/mYJS7I7zkp
Retweeted by Becca Harrison @HazyGray I was the final year of £1000 fees and got some small grants to cover them because we were a single paren… https://t.co/RIFrvT5ZhWSo I can't imagine how hard the new Scottish restrictions are on some students who are worrying about family or una… https://t.co/xk7ok4bIymEvery time I went back to uni again I cried. It was hard to make friends and I never felt like I fit in. Called my… https://t.co/Z3UWdKrgK2I've been thinking a lot about my first few months in halls when I went to uni. I was pretty independent already bu… https://t.co/rgE4yjnJye
9/25
2020
@DrDrealein @Okwonga There are so many stories like this. I wish I was surprised @hagenilda It's all such a mess. Wish our esteemed and overpaid leaders would actually support staff and students properly. Sigh. @hagenilda I didn't think you did! I'm just commenting on the bs situation we've been put in - sorry for being confusing @cnnrmllkn @NicolaSturgeon Completely agree. The lack of leadership and accountability in this situation is astonishing. @SimmsMelanie I really wish staff got more details than just that terrible email. We should know exactly what servi… https://t.co/D78X5SxZuZOn this note, I ran my first zoom seminar earlier. Was it ideal teaching online? No. Do I want students in China wo… https://t.co/94tu27FTyn @hagenilda Pastoral care that we're not trained to provide and with services (and many of our own situations and MH… https://t.co/NsCyMkWCMoMany Scottish unis have completely failed students and staff by encouraging f2f teaching and issuing negligent comm… https://t.co/vbioqSM6czNot all heroes wear capes. (From the Q+A to the vice-chancellor today about the university's decision to press ahea… https://t.co/VqxxJOwpkY
Retweeted by Becca Harrison @ruth_gilbert Changing the world one questionable decision at a time... @LEMacKz Yeah ever since the 90s revival I've been anticipating this. Emo and indie fashions are going to be big ag… https://t.co/P0k2cGVzhb @Culture_Katy I will not be participating in hipster jeans 2.0. Or boot cut jeans that soak all the water up when i… https://t.co/T9ksqmqZsoThey say life comes at you fast but I didn't anticipate the early 2000s fashion reboot coming so soon https://t.co/IsgFTwEsiV @Okwonga Oh he was straight back on Tinder claiming to be a 'Gender Studies Lecturer' and feminist ally. I just wis… https://t.co/XBRBxBXgpFAlso the info I was given this morning about one of the men who was central to deciding not to take action against… https://t.co/2CoCsjWTjqIt's 2years, 7months since I was assaulted by a PhD student at the Uni of Glasgow. 2years, 4months since I reporte… https://t.co/IxLwme3XWk @Nic_ky___R Yes! I remember that too. My mum loved it. I'd completely forgotten that existedThank you all for your messages of support. My statement below: https://t.co/7pZWFUYZzs
Retweeted by Becca Harrison @Nic_ky___R I remember when you could only get lemon Fanta when you went to mainland Europe (it immediately makes m… https://t.co/H10kKwDH6MOh and of course our 'herd immunity is real' COO is also mental health 'champion' for the uni - yet judging by stor… https://t.co/2F0xFwwBteUniversities are not big boarding schools! Many students commute to uni from home. Keeping campuses open means much… https://t.co/wU2kDl8QYh
Retweeted by Becca Harrison @DVBartram Very good question. Because if my non-affiliated personal account is a problem it would stand to reason… https://t.co/MRjw0vLfEx @KAMackinnon I'll potentially be one of the baddies for criticising it in public. It's always the criticism and 're… https://t.co/Dk6r6XYKeGWe cannot be scared into silence when lives are at stake. We cannot allow universities to make us the problem for s… https://t.co/JxITSMAKjWNow, of course, I will inevitably get an email from senior management or HR later day for tweeting this because it… https://t.co/kJHP76WStrAlso interesting to note that the Glasgow Uni accommodation twitter feed hasn't mentioned the word coronavirus, cov… https://t.co/TIcZcYq2EpAs a colleague pointed out, the Chief Operating Officer at Glasgow Uni has been sharing right-wing press dismissing… https://t.co/vVwTHK1V7IThis is partially good news - but I wonder whether anyone would've had their offer revoked if Durham wasn't under… https://t.co/r1zEwetNyf
9/24
2020
#BreonnaTaylorWasMurdered and the latest farce of a grand jury decision is a reminder that absolutely nothing has c… https://t.co/UjJ54DOLtO
Retweeted by Becca HarrisonWe are still hearing that universities are failing to give comprehensive outcomes to those that *made* the complain… https://t.co/6agpZhaP0B
Retweeted by Becca Harrison @pennyb Wh... oh never mind. Not even worth trying to make sense of this @DavidOpie That hug. My heart.Ok but surely the most important question is whether people on the other side of the Kent border get to choose the… https://t.co/ttyQc5A8jy @RobinPettitt Depends how you read the films/relationship @RobinPettitt Good point. Surprised it hasn't happened every Wednesday tbhhttps://t.co/H90ADHS0qq https://t.co/896unHkosFBoiler and fridge both broken down within two days of each other. What are these bad appliance vibes and why are th… https://t.co/fYMWhzuoeDConviction numbers for rape - a crime - halved in England and Wales over the last three years and only 1.7% of case… https://t.co/EKF1IoJWT9
9/23
2020
It's too late in the day for me to say something smart about this but it's a great read, Judith says trans rights a… https://t.co/lUFk7JcosV
Retweeted by Becca Harrison @emeramchugh @BloomsburyMedia @BFI Thank you! 💜Sometimes to survive is to keep a complaint alive. #complaintasfeministpedagogy
Retweeted by Becca HarrisonWould love to have been in the production meeting for this showstopper sponge challenge. 'A Hammer Horror - Madam T… https://t.co/B1B5aM95Co @NobodyLikedThat Omg that cat 😭💜 @lindsayoxley98 Oh just in general I have a lot of questions about how all of this worked. Nothing specific! @lindsayoxley98 I still have so many questions @drdanielcook I think you need to mute the hashtag if you're catching up later @curatorontherun I can't get my head round this. All the crew and cast and contestants... yeah I need a spin-off show @andy_jones11 That sounds so hellish. Can't believe they didn't see family/friends etc for the duration! How awful for everyone @lindsayoxley98 Ahhhh we were putting dinner on the table at the start so missed the first couple of mins. Very con… https://t.co/Y9CBCzqZzh @curatorontherun Did they actually bubble?! What happened to their families? I have so many questions about the safety of thisKnocking someone else's upside down cakes on the floor is just what happens when YOU'RE ALL TOO CLOSE TO ONE ANOTHE… https://t.co/zCzlQW2IIp @josh_iswriting My god that email. Outrageous. @HannahSmeth1 In this case they all caught it before campus activities started (teaching only began yesterday). But completely agree! @hagenilda Thank you! The sad thing is even a good outcome is probably still pretty bad. Am hoping it's the least bad it can be though x @ValerieComplex Hate to be right. Thoughts with all the shop assistants and Uber drivers and staff working low paid… https://t.co/UP1IUqDYip @HannahSmeth1 In a lot of cases it seems to be 'students are breaking the rules so it's not our fault'. And I'm not… https://t.co/33i5tALqMI @DrFloraPoste Thank you! Hope you're doing ok? x @anna_bull_ Thank you! Keeping everything crossed in spite of my cynicism. It'd be nice to have a more peaceful life for a whileReally not loving the assurance that students breaking the rules will be punished - yeah they've already got corona… https://t.co/qiB21H69ea @ElizaSRobinson This sounds like the perfect coping mechanism for 2020!And there we have it: a confirmed covid outbreak in student residences on day 2 of the new semester. But don't worr… https://t.co/j5JXMYffKZHang on it's Libra season already? Sign me up for justice with all the trimmings, a restored sense of balance, goth… https://t.co/EOVyTL4qor @peterbroks Hit that milestone loooooong ago (but it does still have some redeeming features)First there was Zoom fatigue. Now there is Moodle fatigue. Is there going to be an online platform I don't despise by the end of this year @BjornHeile I'm not surprised! It's xenophobic cultural stereotyping nonsense that doesn't seem to have any connect… https://t.co/jdgh8yjcmL @JimGR At least they had guidelines. Westminster govt hasn't exactly been hot on issuing those (although tbf who ev… https://t.co/csTv1C0nPbThat sure is a long-winded way of admitting you have absolutely no authority as PM https://t.co/MJbxAEyf2OHad to 'save to desktop' about 20 clips embedded in old PowerPoints because they wouldn't play in slideshows while… https://t.co/XsyzpjxqNs @LilyPowers Obv would prioritise hugging friends but you know what I mean! @LilyPowers I long to go into shops and touch lots of clothes and household objects. Particularly now we're coming… https://t.co/pEwH6Vrerb @Natalan Thank you! 💜 @princessjack It's one of the few good things about online teaching. I've done no research all summer as a result b… https://t.co/tzVvHqWO1qNot that my situation is so much worse than anyone else's! I'm not in physical danger, my dept isn't forcing us int… https://t.co/oKpeZzR8mhThis is why I had to pre-record all my lectures before term started: it's my only buffer against sudden declines in… https://t.co/dspJmk0CVpI should get the outcome of my complaint this Fri about how my sexual violence case at work was handled. So I'm ecs… https://t.co/21XcgJqvPk @Alhambre I love this! Obv feel sorry for the residents but the story is great @killjoysilk @BloomsburyMedia @BFI Thank you! @RobinPettitt Aw thanks. I've tried to find a balance between academic research/ideas and accessible delivery so ho… https://t.co/ZkKVxc2boA @LilyPowers It's so pretty! And so GLOSSY. I'm appreciating the shiny pages a lot @Scientits We can make this happen! 💜
9/22
2020
Just hit the White Lies needle drop in A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night and is there a sexier moment in a film beca… https://t.co/fxEZvpto1OToday’s workshop pick from the #SQIFF2020 programme is Film Criticism with @ValerieComplex and @BeccaEHarrison. Joi… https://t.co/FTrLCnUTqm
Retweeted by Becca Harrison @almightymat The illustration is by @AudreyEstok who I think has prints of some of her other Star Wars-themed work for sale?Still can't quite believe I got away with these sub-headings either... Worth a pre-order for the audacity of the pu… https://t.co/fhIwbOjDCqMY BOOK IS REAL!!! Tea, biscuits, very late nights, even earlier mornings, many hours in archives and a lot of enco… https://t.co/MNWK4NwGmZIt's here! Our second studio album Says The Never Beyond, released 27 Nov, pre order 2 Oct. The record is a collec… https://t.co/3hCkFiUpNC
Retweeted by Becca Harrison
9/21
2020
How have I not already watched High Score on Netflix. Defunct tech, pop culture, great graphics. I should have been all over this!My new leggings have a secret pocket for keeping your phone safe while you run and a) omg, day made and b) why wasn… https://t.co/8zrfft9XX0 @Bestmellemel Sometimes I think relationships haven't evolved all that much since being a teenager. Same emotional… https://t.co/BVkUrR0Ydr
9/20
2020

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