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Writing Center Coordinator & Asst. Teaching Prof of English @PennState. (Tweets = mine.) Researches affect, trauma, and writing studies. Queer and nonbinary.

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Joined Twitter 10/27/17


Goodnight, all. But first a reminder: #maryoliver ‘s poems about wildness, freedom, beauty, & strength were als… https://t.co/U8kKgPa8fX @MatthewBlake @Hannahgadsby Matt, this tweet is perfect and was exactly what I tried explaining to my wife tonight."Doesn't everything die at last, and too soon?" When @Hannahgadsby asked "Where do the quiet gays go?" I had my an… https://t.co/EELs4H7ft1
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1/18
2019
Love as a Verb/as a Tenderness: I told Chelsea that Mary Oliver died. She asked me my favorite MO poem; she asked… https://t.co/kKfVQwjcA6 @breeannem White, but queer, and absolutely the best memoir on the powers of writing/literature to heal trauma/iden… https://t.co/B8TcKtLKp5Thanks for the poetry, #MaryOliver https://t.co/sTwUuNbgvA
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD“When it is over, I don't want to wonder if I have made of my life something particular, and real. I don't want to… https://t.co/skPM94diD3
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDI'm gutted by #maryoliver 's passing. & tho I could share 100 poems by her, and give reasons why I've tenderly lov… https://t.co/jlYyx5GRk6Spiritually me. https://t.co/6HIEMUH2xj @DrMangini I should quit higher ed and have a second career! @TakeABookAlong 😂 it is admittedly one of my better features! @techairos I do what I can, ma’am. *tips hat* @evans306 Why thank you for noticing! @melissatyndall That was, in fact, the plan. @CarlLPalmer Thanks!
1/17
2019
I could’ve sat there quietly as the far right tore me to shreds (they were guaranteed to do so the moment a woman l… https://t.co/fPUwtzQxbT
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDAlso, for fun, that ten year challenge. Me then (19), me now (29), and lastly me internally at all times. https://t.co/HHcqUwShl3 @rloudon My favorite compliment I’ve ever received. @manville71 Why thank you! The magic of contouring. @jkurr I TRY. TBH I am deeply aware that my hair is my best feature so I am always making sure it represents me/its… https://t.co/ictKMgrQuNIt was time for a new Twitter profile pic. One with my glasses, where I look stoic and hardened by our current pres… https://t.co/kuGWKvpHd8 @BridgetWhearty @fredakshar @MaraGay i hate him. always have.Pelosi’s letter effectively cancelling the State of the Union is a reminder: a) she has tons of leverage b) she kno… https://t.co/0GHiASdkin
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDHoly fucking shirtballs. Pelosi asked him to submit the state of the Union address in writing. I’m dead and gone.… https://t.co/hlSfrFzJY7
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDThe best part about #pelosi asking Trump for his SOU address in written form is that we all know he can’t do that a… https://t.co/owvSVnUzg9 @udontknowdani DID YOU KNOW you can actually easily change this in the Penn State directory?literally the only person i would actually be excited to see run. i’ve followed @SenGillibrand since she was electe… https://t.co/GyHw1A1zzo
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1/16
2019
So hard going through the airport today. I looked into the eyes of our workers who deserve better. A TSA officer sa… https://t.co/D4hBVLmToX
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD @cricketcrocker Thank you for pointing this out. I often in public remarks preceded this by saying “with the except… https://t.co/HlDEpMzPfu
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1/15
2019
@StapesPhD Do it some other class instead! @MillennialProf_ Based on your recommendation, I did this today. I learned: Students are excited to talk about expe… https://t.co/bzJO3dJ7Y0
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD @DerandaTweets Amen!!!IT ME https://t.co/P5sDwhJtREOk, but does YOUR partner have milkshakes delivered to half your office staff to help y’all celebrate the Writing C… https://t.co/gTEZ6DZjxs“Sometimes a story ends before it’s over.” — #seriesofunfortunateevents spitting hard truths
1/14
2019
TL:dr corrective rape is a crime and just because you don’t recognize your language as promoting it, doesn’t make i… https://t.co/srAQMm0EfI
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1/13
2019
@ParfittBeth I’ve heard this was awesome! @ojahnn Nope. I’m often teaching first or second year students — but not always. Answers are consistently strong.Every year on my wife’s birthday, I cuddle her up at bedtime and read her “On the Night You Were Born” as she falls… https://t.co/ealpZeTrwt
1/11
2019
@MonicaCMiller @ChimamandaReal This made my day!!!!I’m committed to gratitude this semester, including for my students. We have a course GroupMe, & after every class… https://t.co/BkWc5rtpjJ
1/10
2019
@pazureka @annfandrey I’m so glad you like it! @SJLeeman Yes! That’s exactly what I do. I tell them about 2 major family crises i experienced, including terminal… https://t.co/NRwQQ8yVTV @TeachPotts I tell 2 stories: 1) prof gave me grace when my mom was sick/I was absent a lot and said “I refuse to l… https://t.co/eXamuTyiIM @BenneHolwerda I’d make it in activity. Put them in groups. Ask them to talk with one another and then decide what… https://t.co/coVDdy2Yz6 @BenneHolwerda You can put folks in small groups, maybe? I’ve done that in 55 person classes @karinamarie So far, no. Though I always allow for that — i say “And if you can’t remember an act of kindness, that… https://t.co/9z2d4QCHd6
1/9
2019
@BlueArmyMan117 @Addiemantium TRUE @smhumphreys This makes me so happy!!! @udontknowdani tell u to step the f off, bc i like u. @DocMed_Knee_val Yessss. That makes me SO HAPPY! @KateLechler I'm so glad you like it! OMG, what I wouldn't have given for a longer break -- I started back in my of… https://t.co/qs4rM8COrp @MonicaCMiller Me too! I remember the first time I did it, being FLOORED how well it went. Now it's my go-to whenev… https://t.co/lj2jKz7ZlW @BlueArmyMan117 @Addiemantium Thanks for passing this on! @kolatubosun @brittlepaper Thanks for passing this on. <3 @AlexSVenet Yes, without fail. And their answers are vulnerable, lovely, and inspiring. I do this most often in sma… https://t.co/I0hGQwiqkUSemester "icebreaker" Tip: Ask your students to share the kindest thing any teacher has ever said to them. It's m… https://t.co/K5w7jdK4oMFacts are facts, America. We should care about getting things right. Yet standards of who gets fact-checked, how of… https://t.co/TDtGqLmDZ4
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1/8
2019
I got a sticker stuck to the banana I was gonna eat for lunch and now the banana won't peel right so that's how 201… https://t.co/xX8kPi62io @beedieterle Of course, it’s far from bulletproof as a strategy and every field is different. Are you interested in… https://t.co/Pyh8vFjP4z @beedieterle I found mine by often checking job postings at a university I loved. I got lucky in that writing cente… https://t.co/Pd3QxELIxT
1/7
2019
We are eating popcorn with chopsticks and life has changed for EVER. 🥢
1/6
2019
Amen to this. My job is hybrid faculty/staff, & isn’t TT — but I have no fear of contract lapse, no pressure to pub… https://t.co/Pzy3Y1d66Gokay so a lot of (rich, white) folks are freaking out about what a 70% tax rate on the wealthy would look like and… https://t.co/6cWSMmbojf
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD @udontknowdani I’m down. Let’s talk!JK Rowling doesn't actually have bathrooms, she just puts all her shit on Twitter
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD @DuaneTheobald Looking good, Duane! @Bianca_JColeman I agree 1,000% @LibraryLivingJT Absolutely!
1/5
2019
2 years ago today: My first day of work at @PennState. Jon gave me roses & cried, & welcomed me back to my favorite… https://t.co/maFbiBNA8OA Friday night before classes start might not be the best time to ask, but. If I were to start a blog (and welcome… https://t.co/kAA0N2ifYLMy parents' photo albums. https://t.co/iyJ3uzy3N2the real truth is black girlhood just don't exist black girls don't get no pigtailed-sandbox-lollipop ju… https://t.co/JYhK8DEhX9
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDI can think of no other political figure in my adult life that has so quickly brought me from skeptical of to grate… https://t.co/Cw6Ex8M04Q
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD @trixiemattel’s Red Side of the Moon is a MOOD. @tgsmith12 Me either, girl. If someone can’t love and appreciate and celebrate me in all my splendor and joy, then… https://t.co/iaV4V7Pk3WPelosi dropping the mic (and knowledge) already. https://t.co/BpDSjuzqGc
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDToday @hailthefargoats told me she could feel the love radiating from my syllabus. And I think that’s just about th… https://t.co/cH5QI9LzUk
1/4
2019
I just want everyone to know I finally beat ⁦@priestleyal⁩ at chess. https://t.co/hNJ1QYX6uWI will die on this hill, but penalizing students for absences 1) is a waste of your time/resources, and 2) always h… https://t.co/YFH2j8vksU
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDYAS KWEEN. https://t.co/jlGhUHxm1fRelatable. https://t.co/pv2tkffKP7 @a1ne @nytpolitics @nytimes THATS MY GIRL @a1ne @nytpolitics @nytimes APPARENTLY SO DO THEY since they've taken the tweet down already, thank God.#SpeakerPelosi -- on behalf of ALL America's children. History being made. https://t.co/vAQiwRTrXG @trixiemattel's Red Side of the Moon is amongst contemporary country music's penultimate achievements. It's a maste… https://t.co/e2wAuqhYc5While sleepily fumbling in the dark to lower the volume of my sleep meditation sounds on my phone, I somehow manage… https://t.co/DmuZjdRZxh
1/3
2019
@DrKaitQuigley girl YISSS.JSYK, I have the sort of marriage where my wife texts me at 4PM on a Wednesday and says "QUICK I NEED THE APPLE QUO… https://t.co/Xvm50MH2mzEveryone up in arms re: #MittRomney getting praise for slamming Trump (while simultaneously endorsing all his polic… https://t.co/OEc7e0jWyPLet the record reflect that I. Love. This. Woman. https://t.co/U9XNXV2qzM @a1ne @AnnaRoisman @hqwords Omg Malarkey was YOU?!Spent the 2.5 drive back from visiting family reading @AOC tweets to Chelsea, who is now as convinced as I am that… https://t.co/rvQ3LBKvJ5
1/2
2019
Ok wow #NKOTB are legitimately terrible
1/1
2018
@melissatyndall Yes!!!!!! I had that happen too!!!!! “This lot is for faculty. Students can’t park here.” I’ve also… https://t.co/Ox954inHbY @mikers86 Ain’t this the truth. I look (and am) quite young and folks are nearly always shitty to me until they find out where I work.You know what’s tired? Criticizing folks for listing professional accomplishments as personal accomplishments.… https://t.co/8q7E22qTQ1 @JesKast Queer Unitarian couple here in SC. 1 Professor/admin & 1 therapist who specializes in LGBTQ patients. Happy to help you acclimate!
12/30
2018
@grahamstowe AM CONSIDERING THIS MYSELF
12/29
2018
@fatherdog I love you so much, Dee. Thank you.
12/27
2018

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