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PhD in Comm & Media. Bringing Foucault to fandom since 2006. I don't represent my employer. RT=this is interesting or funny, Like=bookmarking to read later

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@DrAimeeGrant @scmsFaAS the statement focuses on the mentorship program because that's what we as a SIG control, bu… https://t.co/DxOiVB146s @azeriartiko well i look forward to citing it when i write my next book! @azeriartiko yeah i bet polisci is a hard nut to crack. i think Jonathan Dean might be it. though i am working with… https://t.co/PSi3OuUrnG @azeriartiko fan studies has historically focused on instances of fandom as progressive and resistant, so i'm not s… https://t.co/pihESqENKN @markboynz nope. i have never even heard of Spy or Strictly Ballroom. but i will keep them in mind for the next tim… https://t.co/vMp3XgLqDL @markboynz yes. also only 2 of those i am sure i have seen all the way through. @markboynz ooh i got one! didn't know which Mighty Ducks, but I knew it was Mighty Ducks. the rest were a total mystery tho.QAn*n is usefully illuminated by understanding it as Tr*mp RPF and this is why the contemporary moment desperately needs more fan studies.Showing my commitment to BLM by opposing affordable multifamily housing ✊ https://t.co/lQea2qkoli
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @profabartow also: what "majority"? she won the popular vote. @markboynz i mean, i get snide comments from Outlook about my email habits, but that one takes the cake. @markboynz oh my god that is laugh out loud funny.i can't believe this website is free https://t.co/TCfST083rE
Retweeted by Mel StanfillWatch Hamilton with a critical eye. There are some major historical inaccuracies. Many of these large musical numbers never happened.
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @theberger https://t.co/PsWx3s1oH1This exchange is giving me life. https://t.co/asR2726aRH
Retweeted by Mel StanfillFixed it for you, @nytimes https://t.co/WJPbteDfuU
Retweeted by Mel StanfillWe should have known, since one symptom is lack of taste. https://t.co/NHnqiFeoso
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7/4
2020
The irony of this effing poster when white people are the only ones throwing a tantrum about wearing masks while As… https://t.co/cp7zUEelG3
Retweeted by Mel Stanfillfor once i'd like to read a book where the Acknowledgements section isn't there to thank people but to call out nem… https://t.co/1Y0StFMwEi
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @cfiesler "evolutionary psychologist" . . . isn't that code for pseudoscientific racist? or is that just that one guy? @JasonBrennanEdu that is very fortunate. i have heard far far more horror stories of bureaucratic box-checking from… https://t.co/Q7K4xuSpTbArkansas was a part of France more recently than DC was a part of Maryland. https://t.co/MYjPF4SHF9
Retweeted by Mel StanfillA problem for the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory: reluctant workers don’t want to die in fiery inferno https://t.co/jpLtqCL4PN
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @edwardsdusty https://t.co/5i7mg29RWcMe, in a meeting, discussing each and every aspect of my university's fall reopening. https://t.co/m4y4HrXCh8
Retweeted by Mel Stanfilla thing i just said to a grad student: the IRB's job is to protect the university. your job is to protect your participants.Congratulations to The Federalist for finally discovering, after 36 years, that "Born in the USA" is not a celebrat… https://t.co/AcjOxZfQct
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill1. Expenses go up, not down, when we move to online learning. 2. Faculty & staff have to work MUCH harder to make… https://t.co/hOkxgA8P7I
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @chutry @bookdal You’re no funso, about that theory that a time traveler keeps trying to fix 2020 and keeps making it worse instead . . . https://t.co/K2PgxDrnLAHere comes July https://t.co/nKy3dfu2Ua
Retweeted by Mel StanfillI know pretty much everyone’s having a hard time but y’all please spare a thought for the language prescriptivists,… https://t.co/ve9CDGD4im
Retweeted by Mel StanfillOnly a matter of time now. GOOD. https://t.co/2kfgDm9fMJ
Retweeted by Mel StanfillFor anyone who feels like they “wasted” quarantine because they didn’t write a novel or learn a new language or get… https://t.co/xr9JG6nPYw
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @JessieNYC omg this is a fantastic struggle bus and i am stealing it.
7/3
2020
@RexChapman Even better with the Chariots of Fire song underneath https://t.co/RsRGkyEfJx
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @cfiesler @FSNNorthAmerica you're welcome.“Alright stop. Separate and distance. Ice is back with a brand new existence. Something, is on my face tightly. Wea… https://t.co/W4RICCiS33
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @De_Kosnik i feel like they break the "rules" of "we can't talk about parts of fandom mainstream culture sees as em… https://t.co/ikV4cr75IlRacism isn't working to help bolster Trump's polls in the face of collapsing economy and a pandemic. His solution?… https://t.co/1iufwvZQ0G
Retweeted by Mel StanfillI wrote a piece for @Wired. Let’s get these platforms to develop systems for curation. Hiring 10k librarians is a… https://t.co/EXetr2QGJ2
Retweeted by Mel StanfillJust a lot that I find interesting and would read a paper or see a talk about if there was one.Should we use this to reevaluate historical “bad objects” like 1D and beatlemania?What does it do to the nearly 3 decades of respectability politics in fan studies, particularly the rejection of pa… https://t.co/YNjvhIl1Y3They’re definitely fans, but is anything this top down and corporate controlled a “fandom”?This is the first time I’ve read in depth about k-pop and it raises such interesting questions for fan studies. https://t.co/idcmy9YxqsNew on Points: @wishcrys & @tbaudinette situate k-pop fans' latest stunts within a long history of "utilizing their… https://t.co/TAYuOZ7jVz
Retweeted by Mel StanfillICYMI, D&S Sr. Researcher @mawnikr wrote about the gig economy, worker classification & algorithmic bosses for… https://t.co/aIUZcEY3qx
Retweeted by Mel StanfillThe letter "calls out Facebook for publicly aligning itself with the Black Lives Matter movement while profiting fr… https://t.co/p3S3o03Qj7
Retweeted by Mel StanfillVICE - California Police Are Using Copyright to Hide Surveillance Documents https://t.co/0MPXJ3xLVn via @vice
Retweeted by Mel StanfillSince ads are pay per click, is anybody quantifying the clicks due to badly designed mobile sites where you can’t s… https://t.co/UOv4Wd7HnOA Leadership Crisis on Campus - The Atlantic https://t.co/YvgR2xlyjlIf you want to know what is happening in Georgia… this is a pretty good picture of how politicians have seized cont… https://t.co/c1n9BlJacr
Retweeted by Mel StanfillWe all understand that, in order to get to these “socially distanced” classrooms, students will have to take crowde… https://t.co/qTLUNTnmIU
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7/2
2020
good rolling headline to keep throughout 2020 https://t.co/Cgxt5KVSMZ
Retweeted by Mel StanfillScience: The real problem is people gathering in groups inside University: We will clean all the surfaces! Scienc… https://t.co/UMet3GPIIT
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @annetropy ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️Here's a quick visual summary of what got us here: https://t.co/1laEqsONvb
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @LizzyLaurie @FSNNorthAmerica @RukminiPande @De_Kosnik not for me, to help publicize. so that's what people should do? @LizzyLaurie @FSNNorthAmerica @RukminiPande @De_Kosnik *stage whisper* how would somebody join you?"We should be comfortable deciding that some forms of technology will never get built while others get destroyed an… https://t.co/rCof5iNqdD
Retweeted by Mel StanfillSome have lied or made racist comments: Thousands of U.S. judges violated their oaths, broke the law but kept their… https://t.co/8pxBlyWj29
Retweeted by Mel StanfillThis being the only thing likeable about an online format (but 100% worth it to not kill anybody!) https://t.co/lYWkbxKws3How Trump gave insurance companies free rein to sell bad (and fraudulent) health plans https://t.co/pj5yCfT97M via @voxdotcom
Retweeted by Mel StanfillCorporations are bending to popular will over racism and police violence in the U.S. But do they care about China's… https://t.co/gC0iCXzj07
Retweeted by Mel StanfillDemocrats are threatening to kick Republicans out of future coronavirus hearings for not wearing masks https://t.co/bxv9sfIXbZ
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @scmsFaAS https://t.co/Rb8RMsFry9https://t.co/FkmBejHYJe
Retweeted by Mel StanfillHi. Draconian attendance policies are one of the reasons that students come to class when they're sick. This is a t… https://t.co/7FTmeynjfd
Retweeted by Mel Stanfill @scmsFaAS @DireJackalope @DrRPG_TV @memories_child oops, that was supposed to be from this account, but you get the idea. @memories_child @scmsFaAS *not to be taken as endorsement of any candidate in my role as co-chair. @memories_child @scmsFaAS i'm so glad you did! you would be fantastic at it. @AmandaAnnKlein (so i share in your appreciation of this, i realize i did not say) @AmandaAnnKlein yeah i think i am maybe no longer on faculty senate? (long story) and i'm so excited to not have to do that anymore.It is July, according to sources familiar with the situation who did not wish to be named because it can’t possibly… https://t.co/LAxkjEVBE0
Retweeted by Mel StanfillTexas now has more daily coronavirus cases than Italy when it was a global epicenter of the pandemic.
Retweeted by Mel StanfillDid not expect such a thorough William Faulkner angle to this but am here for it https://t.co/jJT5CovtSn
Retweeted by Mel StanfillThe English language is so crazy! I’m working on a list of words with silent K’s: • One Silent K — “Knot” • Two Si… https://t.co/jVZB7bnhAp
Retweeted by Mel StanfillDiscover the details now! https://t.co/mpy8DlFDM0
Retweeted by Mel StanfillYep. I was just talking to my coauthor yesterday about how part of the problem with our article was that it was in… https://t.co/nnZWM8R2lO @BethanyLetiecq @AAUP @AAUPMason @DaHalperin @kalhan there was just an article about this: https://t.co/mOU61BurX6
7/1
2020
Family lawyers say separated parents are using the pandemic as an excuse to try to place restrictions on their exes… https://t.co/jnBl7VGyUc
Retweeted by Mel StanfillAustralian journalist @AmeliaBrace tells US inquiry she was beaten by police at BLM protest https://t.co/xZdYecKQ1Vhttps://t.co/GOilFbVTQx
Retweeted by Mel StanfillIceland's president wins reelection in landslide over vocal Trump fan https://t.co/mAsq15bN6Q https://t.co/qyggJ28orm
Retweeted by Mel StanfillWhite House press secretary: Trump shared video of man shouting "white power' to stand with "demonized" supporters… https://t.co/rAfLhEjLYM
Retweeted by Mel StanfillAs Predicted: Parler Is Banning Users It Doesn't Like https://t.co/jisYwf9urz via @TechdirtYouTube banned several leading white nationalist accounts today, banning Richard Spencer, Stefan Molyneux and David… https://t.co/x17mFMfoSw
Retweeted by Mel StanfillThe Great Ban: Reddit Bans 2,000 Communities Including the_donald, ChapoTrapHouse - VICE https://t.co/ESq7NDbhMWBrexit reduces Pound to an emerging market currency - ‘a laughing stock’ https://t.co/kJlFBU87eA
Retweeted by Mel StanfillBiden rips Trump for sharing video of protester shouting "white power": He "has picked a side"… https://t.co/pbSupulsRx
Retweeted by Mel StanfillMore neo-colonialism - shame on US and EU https://t.co/cuAzqlY9cw
Retweeted by Mel StanfillIn Mexico City, the Coronavirus Is Bringing Back Aztec-Era ‘Floating Gardens’: @atlasobscura https://t.co/vLxB2AP8j2
Retweeted by Mel StanfillIt’s so nice to see smart folks I know (like @DocDre) talking about the stuff they are trained to discuss. I’m also… https://t.co/UT0Hhpy9du
Retweeted by Mel StanfillRolling Stones Working With BMI to Stop Trump’s Use of ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ at Rallies https://t.co/ZpT7Kx7W98
Retweeted by Mel StanfillOp-Ed: Your college may ask you to sign a waiver for harm inflicted by COVID-19. Don't do it https://t.co/0WKnnxqXpA
Retweeted by Mel StanfillWorking-class white women are turning on Trump https://t.co/s00sH1bfmU
Retweeted by Mel StanfillSt. Louis mayor, on camera, reads names and partial addresses of people writing her letters criticizing police. https://t.co/vclQjdjRPu
Retweeted by Mel StanfillHow to stop your glasses from fogging up when you wear a mask https://t.co/9IIfQTUGPy via @Verge
Retweeted by Mel StanfillThis makes the point, better than anything else I’ve seen, that literally *everybody* has rules about where to draw… https://t.co/wXut4sqhQr
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6/30
2020

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