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Robin James @doctaj Windsor CT & Boston MA & CLT NC

professor. author of Resilience & Melancholy + The Sonic Episteme; co-editor Journal of Popular Music Studies + Oxford HB of Electronic Dance Music. she/they

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Joined Twitter 3/3/08


Cincinnati people, I'll have more specifics later but I'll be giving a talk at Miami on March 17th. Super excited t… https://t.co/YQnBt7Tz6m @Dave_Parisi lol(seeing all these book pics it's interesting to see The Sonic Episteme categorized as a music book bc...it's the mo… https://t.co/x8KjcUxCHfeeeeexcellent https://t.co/04cyoZqqdY!!!!! https://t.co/YxxETeROcL @immanenceftw wow thanks!!OMG the first bookstore pic of The Sonic Episteme I've seen! thx for sharing! https://t.co/ii62vCGyoD @cedarshims No, but I can imagine 😬
1/24
2020
I mean I shouldn’t be surprised that this treats voice as purely physiological and not shaped by things like, you k… https://t.co/JkUMfoTFeJ @drewmillard Lol I read your tweet and was like “Oh, he’s talking about Charlotte”I have tried this many times but I can’t even get the UNCC music department to answer my emails. Which is ironic si… https://t.co/lzG7wqBNMWI have been at this for over an hour @jneuf Yepppp that’s exactly where I am rn.Omg now I have to install a whole updated Mac OS 🤦🏻‍♀️Hey I was looking for a reason to procrastinate on grading but having to install a personal copy of Office bc my in… https://t.co/66NLOmV6fK @maura https://t.co/DJk4tT24dTAlso all these colleges in western MA I’m a short drive/train away.Doing logistics for upcoming talks and just putting out there that it’s exceptionally easy to convince me to go to:… https://t.co/OF3QuqeHyl“Mike will get it done” plz compare to “Get Brexit done” plz no to bothSocrates is like our first written example of this dude? https://t.co/p5XyjQ46iGOmg can’t wait Unpayable Debt – Sternberg Press https://t.co/rDtU8OvZe5https://t.co/9yfatZRqKwSo, the hair industry seems to know (think?) that IG & YT drive the recent trend for creative hair color...but this… https://t.co/ljewe8LM4K @jjoque It was more like "your project has some fundamental flaws that lead straight to Auschwitz, here let me fix them for you" @jjoque I mean, isn't this what Levinas does? (fwiw i don't read heidegger bc all the people teaching grad seminars… https://t.co/LyNwVY1dGA
1/23
2020
Tomorrow! https://t.co/4GmlTFlG1fI should link to this tweet in the directions for the assignment in my intro-level music appreciation class where s… https://t.co/yzD98BSPrf
1/22
2020
@ethanhein Omg small world! I thought you might be a good local person to talk about sampling.I just got one review off my desk, and I still have another peer review and then a book review of a 400+ page book… https://t.co/tgXjNexNwM @incommensurati this piece might help you decide: https://t.co/mfjXV4dtr8 @IsaacSchutz 🤬This is horrible https://t.co/ib2Fmik455 @anoctave Thank you
1/21
2020
@zaranosaur Thanks :) @Bobcluness thank you!so if/when she does experience more aggressive tumor growth we know to start with the next-most-powerful chemo drug… https://t.co/kBY1gvH8ntLaika went to the vet today to see how her chemo was working, and we learned that while this chemo drug isn't reall… https://t.co/giSX8vOlVU @adamkotsko agree with the premise but those figures are for luxury cars. My Subaru was new at around $300/month for a 60-month loan. @BarryShank that's a great idea; i just wish my learning outcomes didn't have to be "measurable"... @johnborell Thanks for reading!Boston, I’m giving a talk this Thursday at 3 at Northeastern, literally like 150 yards from Ruggles station. https://t.co/jsC9Twy21hWill prob touch on this album in my talk Thursday...there’s something going on here in the framing of EBM’s Fordist… https://t.co/F7vGPFxjmD @AthMusicJunkie ahhhhhttps://t.co/j4y3BjPOAF @AthMusicJunkie Wait are PopCon acceptances going out? Bc that’s when it is.
1/20
2020
@m_hrnndz technically it can't be made into a learning objective bc it's not measurable.The main thing I hate about learning objectives is that I feel like I do my best work as a teacher when students go… https://t.co/TDRUNgvEPU @pch9857 my former student wrote this: https://t.co/PPnXLzgfOU
1/19
2020
So the idea of privacy as ownership that cannot be breached wo consent has been on its way out since the 90s; priva… https://t.co/WTBX7N22JV @garrt The America’s Test Kitchen laminated biscuits are amazing. A bit of work but flaky af. I made them for thanksgiving.For the “Who cleans up is more important than who governs” file https://t.co/rtpWA82OSY @IsaacSchutz https://t.co/pAgMUAVsW7I mean, I would never get one of those Alexas or whatever bc they are awful surveillance devices but if you could g… https://t.co/TQ5rWA0mUxC reminded me of the existence of this song, which we played the hell out of in 2005: https://t.co/egxKREzFxIWriting is going well this morning cf: "The rise of “Smells” in 1992 represents a broader “distracted boyfriend” mo… https://t.co/rHZMpfNq8M @majortominor congrats! @badcoverversion that's a great sweater though!
1/18
2020
Fire him Ministry Guitarist Sin Quirin Accused of Underage Sexual Relationships by Two Women https://t.co/TG8xRBSeEzHere's all the info for my talk on Thursday at @NU_CAMD https://t.co/1vEbctk8uQ @AOC @DA_Banks My pup Juno and I also ride Amtrak every week for work travel! https://t.co/XTMM18MrxAStarting to think I don’t write good books, but messy ones that bc of their mess allow ppl to do things w them.To watch this weekend cc @cedarshims https://t.co/NY2rtqfWDdindividualized solutions that make music less accessible have disproportionately negative effects on ppl who aren't… https://t.co/vUVrtFnOLqwhat if, instead of musicians that stopped touring, we had musicians and music festivals that put direct pressure o… https://t.co/CiBBv8CyJCHype is almost 2 so we are trying to have him sleep in his bed in the bedroom rather than in a crate in another roo… https://t.co/JOzUlIxnyJ
1/17
2020
@amywilson @cedarshims Not sure. But Chicago is home for these bands. @cedarshims @amywilson Already have tix for the Chicago show! @lportwoodstacer In my field conference papers are always 3k words. I have a good sense of what I can accomplish in… https://t.co/UWJPXXf5OoLet Tigre, and the first Strokes album that was incessantly played in the grad office, Dandy Warhols, that godawful… https://t.co/DOLki2BTkJ @industrial_book @as_well i also think the gesture toward hip hop is white feminists' attempts to be intersectional… https://t.co/Iev1rX5v9j @npseaver If you rephrased your point as “straight white people didn’t get it” I would agree :) @as_well I’m not saying they didn’t exist, but the opposite: they existed but don’t make it on scholarly or press l… https://t.co/zwGlnLPW80i suspect that the main reason for this is then as now pop feminism focuses almost exclusively on lyrics, and edm i… https://t.co/bwmoYJ8JcM @banumim @badcoverversion DJ Irene easily comes to mindI'm prepping @badcoverversion 's article "If Liz Phair Made You A Feminist, What Kind of Feminist Are You?" & in lo… https://t.co/RyklRqsdiCOH! I forgot the racist jokes he told. He regularly told racist jokes.Check out AOC’s insta stories for Pressley and Tlaib meeting her puppy. Way better than debate bs. @cedarshims Like on the phone?!?!??? JfcMy high school band director made fun of me, the field commander, for using words to address the band that he didn’… https://t.co/3Zd1keDZW8 @katisjewell google drive/docs/slides @npseaver @mel_hogan I just keep hearing Screamo-nome, or Skreem-nome (the British dubstep do) @Komaniecki_R At some level the issue is presses who don’t like links, which are unstable, variable, etc. at JPMS w… https://t.co/My2YHx6Kzp
1/16
2020
@AB_Wesner @allergyPhD At that size, short assignments thru the term and an online, objective final w one short ans… https://t.co/OhGyNMkp09I'm going through the Broadcasting & Cable Yearbooks for some WOXY research and in the 90s theres an xtian radio st… https://t.co/Yj5C2c9mKuThanks for reading and engaging! https://t.co/xcgrlzHZbkand, like, I know we're not that far away from "using your 23 and me results we have generated a playlist for your… https://t.co/pEIhcxb1M2There's a direct line from the "Pet Owners for Obama" banner ads I was getting in 08 to this. @SportIsARight Yeah I think if Juno was a person she'd be like a Charli XCX avant-pop fan.i did one for juno and it is LOOOOL https://t.co/iGvevo1jRRUm, what? https://t.co/dfOlAihGg2 @Bobcluness thanks for reading! @SaraNAhmed @DrChloeVitry Thank you! Your work is likewise helpful to me :) @devjpow looks like I'll do my international connections thru CLT or LGA rather than PHL from now on...It's telling that Depeche Mode & NIN get into the Rock Hall before Kraftwerk will (and they were on the same ballot this year) @meganlavengood In Charlotte it's something like "Abba-marle" - swallow the first syllable as much as you can. @devinzshaw @shianna_mc @jenterysayers Zakiyyah Iman Jackson and Diana Leong have solid feminist of color critiques… https://t.co/10rQl4uFps @LMGM Totally @cedarshims devo-lution @BruceTennant Thanks!Hey librarians, how might I access a recently filed (last year) dissertation at another institution on the west coast?
1/15
2020

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