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Robin James @doctaj Windsor CT & Charlotte 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


The headline here is that he just promised to permanently defund Social Security and Medicare if he gets re-elected. https://t.co/hobGzSpX04
Retweeted by Robin JamesFaculty like me have been saying this since May or earlier. Has anyone listened? 🤷🏻‍♀️ https://t.co/vX917Aha18Deeply partial to piedmont NC, but I am a sucker for getting “please?”ed when the person means “excuse me what did… https://t.co/OI0ewkctV1Good. Your turn, @ConferenceUSA https://t.co/7TthKpElaC& perhaps bc my first actual teaching gig was teaching beginning oboe students, i think the actual learning is in t… https://t.co/9pRhULjoahin my lower level online classes all the quizzes are "re-do the question till you get it right" and the final has s… https://t.co/sayrvwkxzOThis. Don't. Be. A. Cop. In. The. Classroom. https://t.co/ck1UVAYWfhThe tying each activity to a learning objective gives me hives. I do state the pupose of each week or unit and why… https://t.co/PbbGi8MysTI took QM a few years ago and I told my chair it was half useful half BS. It helped me identify the kinds of things… https://t.co/oU3NwrNluD @DougShadle That’s the point? Or that’s usually how it works...
8/8
2020
@keguro_ Nope. I...do everything in one take. Pretty basic stuff. My spouse teaches digital video and photo so if I… https://t.co/ZVUIHHqIpG @BarryShank Thanks :) I am taking next week off except for like 2 meetings. @keguro_ Wow, I’m sorry to hear that. But not shocked it took such a toll. @keguro_ Our AAUP chapter has been talking about it, though I’m not sure we will be listened to. I think my 9mo con… https://t.co/3oo3YeCXn3Ok, both classes are up online and ready to go for fall. I have a few lectures to post for the end of the term in t… https://t.co/Y6uasFjZ8i @RhetoricPJ @gnrosenberg it was one of the few games i actually liked to play @BarryShank @kgoldschmitt sameThe main reason you go to harvard is to network and build connections to people. It's not about *learning*; you wil… https://t.co/mNYyxWrkRSWorking at a college or university right now is hearing a lot of people say that they should pay less for something… https://t.co/L3mCta2GYV
Retweeted by Robin James @ClaudiaStellar Basically I was looking to meet non DePaul people 😂 @ClaudiaStellar Lol it was https://t.co/PRYqFumvMS in 2004. I did go out on a few dates with another person I ended… https://t.co/aTViMnzBIF @ClaudiaStellar We met online! It was so...fortuitous? Odd thing was Avery lived on the route btw my house and his… https://t.co/Ou5aU6bkYD @ClaudiaStellar When I met my now-spouse we each lived one block north of Montrose, me one street west of Ashland h… https://t.co/KQQxXHfLMbReader, I married the person who lived at Beacon and Montrose when I lived at Paulina and Montrose. Beacon and Paul… https://t.co/OxkPJg0Y7g
8/7
2020
This is unethical coercion https://t.co/6DtYhUXuP8 @cedarshims yep part of what you are doing in that section is demonstrating a market for yr book. @cedarshims I think what matters is that people are reading and talking about (and, presumably, buying) the booksWe have to because our agreements with our publisher generally give us X words per volume year, and if we exceed th… https://t.co/r8ce236OmQSo C's prep school has decided to keep F2F/hyflex instruction but to have no boarding in the fall; boarding student… https://t.co/7MuuYvhQHTAlso I miss LHR and AMS and all my friends at both places https://t.co/Qz8K50xO4FFor real Back Bay Amtrak still has a “Why It Is Great To Be A Pulman Porter” poster up 👀 @TheTattooedProf It was the one constant thing during the semester for me, and kind of also my social lifeNever going to miss Back Bay sorryI miss BDL & CLT & Penn Station & ORD & travel...but I will wait.
8/6
2020
UNC-CH suppressed a letter from the Orange County Public Heath Dept stating that campus housing should be restricte… https://t.co/lJqM20Kz0s
Retweeted by Robin James @DrMaDMo Truth!This is a huge scandal! TL;DR University System of Georgia privatized some of its dorms. Those companies are now u… https://t.co/j4iKMJX5Ro
Retweeted by Robin JamesI'll prob dye it next week... @AthMusicJunkie My hair had not been that long in almost 20 years. Hope you enjoy your appointment :)Y’all. I got my hair cut for the first time since February today. It was a little stressful but the new stylist I t… https://t.co/NBPVHlsCEmAn in-person college semester in NC does not make any sense at this point. "Health Director Quintana Stewart says… https://t.co/NDrAnoetNP
Retweeted by Robin JamesThis is a crime against humanity https://t.co/mz0uEXECyy @kgoldschmitt new fosters! That was fast! They are cuties. @Mitropoulos_A this sounds like @adamkotsko's beat"About 3,700 gallons of untreated wastewater landed in a tributary of the Catawba River Basin on Monday as rain fro… https://t.co/KOIE4RwhaC
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8/5
2020
This is the correct take https://t.co/VyHN0rIcnF @jneuf fingers crossed! @jdconnor lol yupi thought i was going to get more done this afternoon but i've been interrupted by having to check whether falling… https://t.co/yBVTRMyEjF @stephaniemholt i'm glad it didn't fall on one of the pets! It must've been so scary. hang in there :) @stephaniemholt oh NO! I'm so sorry--that sucks so much. @MUSICTHEORYAUG not really interested in debating just expressing exasperation @adamkotsko genau @Bobcluness Just started todayUgh the current music twitter battle is driving me crazy @wayneandwax @ethanhein it's so great!A truly heroic work of hip-hop musicology by @wayneandwax, a 95-minute mix tracing the "American clave" rhythm patt… https://t.co/EspzhH8Rmh
Retweeted by Robin James @DrMaDMo @cedarshims No worries at all:) @cedarshims glad to know my personal brand is so strong ;) lol @shivvy @PBS @austinpbs been doing this for a few years and i use this at least as much as i use commercial streaming servicesEpisode 3 of Sound Expertise is now live! I interview @meganlavengood about timbre, the Yamaha DX7 , why '80s mus… https://t.co/kCjuO8ZWfH
Retweeted by Robin Jamesit me x 3 and counting 😂 https://t.co/fR1I5y3fgo @sashageffen the academic article coining the idea of musical omnivorousness was published in 96 based on earlier researchY’all! It’s my first peer-reviewed article! I’m elated to have my work on Latinx music in Appalachia featured as pa… https://t.co/JS80BJwqUT
Retweeted by Robin JamesOur JPMS special issue "Uncharted Country: New Voices & Perspectives in Country Music Studies" is live, no paywall… https://t.co/2G03eESX4C
Retweeted by Robin James @Amammartinez @sophiamenriquez @BurnsChelsea1 @muttgomery @wayneandwax @drkimberlymack @RyeBread891 @LaChapellePetehttps://t.co/rXQN3nFukk
Retweeted by Robin JamesOur special issue on Uncharted Country is now live and open access!!! Guest editors ⁦@nadinehubbs⁩ and Francesca Ro… https://t.co/3BTJR0SHla
8/4
2020
I am just thoroughly fascinated and perplexed that something that seemed to me when I was an undergrad so obviously… https://t.co/660Im40RXeGrading the final writing assignment for my Philosophical Approaches to Death & Dying, which is analyzing a case st… https://t.co/sSbk75EwQV @AndreaFowler13 @MWilsonKimber I’m going to ask my seminar if they want an additional discussion channel (main disc… https://t.co/lyo9u8GRNZ @AndreaFowler13 @MWilsonKimber Not for classICYMI https://t.co/t3lghVHqKbI had to do this in my grad program and that was like 15+ years ago (I defended fall 2005)... https://t.co/6A3zdDJ1I8
8/3
2020
I hope C-USA does this too and I support any UNCC student athlete who wants to do this. https://t.co/tRExMwK3Gu @d_chaloux this is just so bonkerswait, there is someone impersonating a dead person on the SMT listserv now?Very exciting CFP for a volume edited by leaders in this subfield (incl my amazing colleague Andrea) https://t.co/yA7CBOJgY3
8/2
2020
@DrCanonic Thanks. He’s at a wealthy boarding school so they have far more resources and authority than even most c… https://t.co/WowL4KI65qRelatedly, librarians: if I wanted to donate my papers to my BA alma mater, how much should I set aside as a donati… https://t.co/cr6RqjhSbMKind of just hoping that whatever it was we both had in Feb was it.Welp, contacted a lawyer about wills for C and I bc of this goddamn fall in-person term he has.This format would be a great assignment in a music appreciation class. https://t.co/iF6hgwZ5md @DrMaDMo I’ve found that the reference manager in my brain just remembers the info for my most cited texts? Like, r… https://t.co/nR7m7bS55mI am on book #4 and this, y'all, is me. https://t.co/3FZGA3fxSG @johnpippen lol many of my classes tend toward the "everything is bad" vibe: https://t.co/66xp82f4O5 @johnpippen it's a grad seminar on neoliberalismWorking on the Canvas site for my fall seminar, particularly excited for this class meeting: https://t.co/IEuyeDODG8The conversation few institutions are having... https://t.co/3SSm0qo7Mj
Retweeted by Robin JamesThisthisthisthis https://t.co/iFFHjLxhI04th episode of my podcast about The Sonic Episteme is live! Its about my chapter on the new materialism of Grosz, B… https://t.co/ZcbVn7K1Du @kellyhiser 😬 BL is a philosopher at Chicago who occupies a similar space in the disciplinary internet
8/1
2020
You know, Norm L reminds me a lot of Brian L.And here it is for your listening pleasure: https://t.co/ZloSBiLN1H https://t.co/xSZGdhm1OH @DrMaDMo I’m so sorry for you and your family's loss.C and I were just talking about how November is going to be painful and chaotic for students. And with so many stud… https://t.co/Cg7aPfQE3b @katisjewell Omg that sounds like a nightmare! Hang in there.the tl;dr is: "i am anxious that the proper practice of philosophy, which overlaps w the proper practice of whitene… https://t.co/KGb8bAbX5AWorking on the episode for Ch 3 of The Sonic Episteme & its starting w a discussion of why "representation" isn't y… https://t.co/gC2834LluBThere’s a Zoom faculty town hall about fall term this morning and I think I’m going to listen from my phone and pul… https://t.co/FcT5G022fl @kgoldschmitt beautiful!
7/31
2020

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