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Writing Center Coordinator & Asst. Teaching Prof of English @PennState. (tweets = me) Researches affect, trauma, & writing studies. Queer & nonbinary. [she/her]

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Guys, I’m having the best day.
6/16
2019
Toni Morrison’s Home was a TRASH novel and a complete endorsement of shitty, toxic masculinity heralded as “healing… https://t.co/udgZh5aRdM @wxjay @ProfessorsOld Public school teachers in my blue-collar hometown of Scranton, PA make 50K and up. Don’t know what they make near you. @wxjay @ProfessorsOld I 100% reject that those students don’t have one or all of the following: 1. A spouse with f… https://t.co/wKAPPwxUI4 @lisachinn They did everything they could to prevent unionization last year; the intimidation worked. @lisachinn The university here coerced graduate students into being afraid to vote for unionization by threatening… https://t.co/sAYEZzHYh4 @SDoanut Yup. Oh, girl, I didn't get summer funding! 14K a year (BEFORE TAXES), had to pay $1,800 in student fees… https://t.co/QMJF3D5vL9 @ResistandReform @ProfessorsOld Horrible. Ugh. I got 14K a year and owed 1.8K in fees a year. Upstate NY. AND we we… https://t.co/E4UnK8rJ23 @AnthroCPH Apparently in PA it is! @ProfessorsOld Even 30k is so tight, though — do they owe any of it back in student fees? Does it Include summers and conference travel?My current institution will not permit grad students to unionize. I think about this All. The. Time. How dare our… https://t.co/TFBqbX8iJsI do not understand how you can look at other human beings — humans who LOOK UP TO YOU, no less — and feel indiffer… https://t.co/TO4M1IutnIIn all my life, I’ll never understand how TT faculty can look at grad students — adults, scholars, parents, & human… https://t.co/Z0gachlGBn @katelyn__ann What were the pics of?!? @katelyn__ann And for them to act like it’s some favor to you... what happened? @katelyn__ann Girl, i am so so so sorry and so shocked. Ugh. I’m sending you a hug. @grecia_brantley It’s complicated and not all roses and in that honest way, it’s so lovely. @AmandaGrode @Wegmans Breaded mushroom nuggets. They’re like chicken nuggets but vegetarian and my life will NEVER be the same.
6/13
2019
Some of y’all never burnt shit down and built better things up in their place and it shows.
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDLet the record reflect that @Wegmans mushroom nuggets are the best things that have ever, ever happened to me.For today's rapturous, emotional Pride-themed content sample, I present you with the Portland Gay Men's Chorus perf… https://t.co/gedce5EebW @DrSaad2511 I can help! I knew NOTHING last summer and had to learn it all.Every queer person who has been left unchosen or unloved because their existence is a risk knows the grief and isol… https://t.co/b6GALUvNnrIDK if not-queer folks can imagine the impact of this moment in a queer person’s life: The first time someone you… https://t.co/owsyJEjdnIgays entering heaven when it turns out that heterosexuality was the real sin https://t.co/IjrcutXTZX
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD @swole____patrol I would never. She’s an adult and I trust her. @K810Mt @JamesHillTV 👏🏻Cole Porter: “There’s no love song finer —“ Me: IDK, have you heard how my cat happy-screams when I get out the la… https://t.co/uEvJuJfqKV
6/12
2019
@SMacPherson747 I had to! Nothing else to lean her on unless I want oil on the patio!Today’s TAKE THAT DEPRESSION celebrations included walking over 16,000 steps and taking a 6 mile bike ride after wo… https://t.co/TpbjtJGuwzEveryone deserves the right to an education. E V E R Y O N E. But lord, I feel some type of way to see the gener… https://t.co/BpYQZfsDTN @KelseyUtne Another day has passed with late news. ugh. @DrKaitQuigley I'm fighting the urge to ship you one anonymously. By saying so here, I'm absolving myself from the… https://t.co/yOIpNdxI9K @KelseyUtne @Sidewalk_Driver Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! @vahlamorgulis @guiItyart MARY AND MAX!!!!!!!!!!!! @DrKaitQuigley what.... is it?Cross your fingers: I’m supposed to get some news today.Update: We’ve moved on to a ukulele cover of “How Will I Know”ITS AFTER MIDNIGHT AND YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS Insomnia and playing melancholy covers of “I Wanna Dance With Some… https://t.co/UQc40WUhZbimagine thinking anyone other than gillibrand won this one https://t.co/AbDvJPtlO2
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDMy hobby is using the term "femme" in a way that is hopelessly vague to my audience but comes off as so self-assure… https://t.co/za7sUZxHaK
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDY’all, I know Anne Lister wasn’t much of a good person. Qua Stacia, “Firsts are rarely good role models; they didn’… https://t.co/0j4JW79q2s @KennyoftheSmith I might be more entertained if I just let him define it for me. :-p @Hallo_Mea I did not! If you see it make rounds again, tag me. I’m interested!
6/11
2019
@aktrevi I didn’t feel prepared on any level except teaching — no publishing mentorship; no writing mentorship; no… https://t.co/FnqUjTFzduIn less lofty thoughts: I got myself to my new apartment complex’s gym for the first time today. I ran a few miles.… https://t.co/21XJnQMg7j @kbert I’d like to critically inquire what makes him believe he ISNT the problem those poor souls reorganizing the… https://t.co/UTZJVgod6WPS just as I'm leaving my office for the day I see everyone's favorite troll is AT IT AGAIN over on #WPA list-serv.… https://t.co/SAaSxkn5orPride Month Thoughts: It's still strange/painful to live in a world that doesn't have words for you, within a cultu… https://t.co/bKPi0BdqUHmy life is just one big sexy cry for help
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD @KarenLUslin OMG THANK YOU. I've had to FIGHT to defend my Joyce hatred all these years. I finally feel less alone.… https://t.co/tTsDfTgM1UAnything/everything ever written by the insufferable James Joyce, and also Lord of the Flies. https://t.co/crlFiwwVKj @MsKimFleming to make yourself feel better probably also get the fancy kind and wear it to the appointment @katelyn__ann @anidifranco Listen we need to talk sometime about how our good girl SJB ended up in a damn CHER MUSI… https://t.co/iVAYODpB9a @katelyn__ann @anidifranco My shady reply is that for musicals, there wasn't much to chuff about this year. I perso… https://t.co/eezj4AEw4z @katelyn__ann @anidifranco -- and it was just, like, this weird folk project concept album. And I fell in love with… https://t.co/hCc5aDrOWR @katelyn__ann It's got a fascinating history: AM rewrote the Orpheus myth & asked a cast of folk icons to "play" th… https://t.co/x8hPfkh2Ak @katelyn__ann In this particular instance, my Hadestown loyalty spans a decade! I was a huge fan of the concept alb… https://t.co/mdVcI9eZZxMy favorite show winning big at the Tony Awards is, I imagine, how straight people must feel after their team wins the Super Bowl. @grahamstowe I’m on it! @PattiMurin @hadestown Girl SAMEThere should be a #TonyAwards2019 for “Most Generous Acceptance Speeches,” and it should go to the entirety of the @Hadestown winners. @ElisabethHBuck @hadestown Girl I cannot WAIT! I’ve been waiting like ten years since the original folk album!I just want to remind you all that Stacia and I have second row tickets to @hadestown in two weeks so, yanno, chew on THAT. #TonyAwards2019"I wish I wasn’t the only woman directing a musical on Broadway on season. There’s so many women and artists of col… https://t.co/nLl6fGU7fR
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDIt is not a pipeline issue. It is a failure of imagination of how the world could be - Tony award winner Rachel Cha… https://t.co/cL24UZjpaD
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDImagine if being a woman got you the job you wanted #TonyAwards
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhD~@theebillyporter at the #TonyAwards. That’s it. That’s the tweet. @TheTonyAwards https://t.co/kPaWwJs6YQ
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6/10
2019
@grahamstowe @katefolk I don’t know the answers to these existential questions but i do know that your twitter pres… https://t.co/bW7UvV3cY6 @grahamstowe @katefolk I like following G’s conversations on Twitter. @hooligantactix *bows* thank you, thank you. Just tryna make 30 look good. @KateLechler You’re the sheep whisperer! @katelyn__ann Graphic novels and fantasy ARE literature — graphic novels, especially, represent a whole psychosocia… https://t.co/XSYWY7qY7X @tgsmith12 I feel like every time I’m on a plane what I smell is the scent of 100 people who haven’t brushed their… https://t.co/TxXPGdasmN
6/9
2019
@JuliaFtacek You’re gorgeous always. But as a short-haired person myself I have to declare that the bangs of 2017 I’m seeing here are 💯 💯💯💯💯The back of this denim vest from @LEVIS says “SILENCE = DEATH” and I live for how uncomfortable it makes folks feel… https://t.co/mVxp6KyWWT @hooligantactix Oooh ok so Old Navy Men’s? I usually go Targwt or @dapper_boi for jeans but will have to check this out. Thanks boo!Happy Pride Month from my favorite gay-themed selfie to you. https://t.co/1TZHspBqzm @hooligantactix WHERE DID YOU GET YOUR JEANS I LOVE THEMTwitter is fun because you get to be like, “Ducks are good” and someone in your mentions will go, “Um, I’m sorry bu… https://t.co/OD4IQQ5XuI
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6/8
2019
@melissatyndall It’s true. @DaseinPam Amen, sister! @DrSaad2511 Omg! Danielle! I learned All The Things about bikes last summer -- maybe I can help!!!Hello. As a Millennial Queer Person, I can tell you that my life's AbSenCe oF MeN has required me to learn to do,… https://t.co/UclqXnCcPvThis is so petrifying and gross. This is why men making jokes fetishizing lesbians will never be ok. This is lesbop… https://t.co/XZE5XA7mJC
Retweeted by Karen Moroski, PhDYou call this a prison Karen ? https://t.co/mqyeFBf01e
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6/7
2019
@ProfBeau Oh no!!!! I’m so sorry. Sending love your way. @cjp_still Honestly I wouldn’t mind a gillibrand VP, to boot. @cjp_still Yesssss
6/6
2019
@PattesSouris Honestly, yes. Most, if not all, writing that is not very discipline specific (not the stuff we teach… https://t.co/oyZA0ro3kz#HigherEd PSA -- NEVER forget that Academic English is: 1) a colonizing language 2) NOBODY'S first language 3) a… https://t.co/EgTRU7cjKz"We cannot pretend to engage in higher learning if our students write at an eighth-grade level." Hard disagree. If… https://t.co/7fLz5qvdy7 @gavyJ I feel really lucky to call her and Jon my friends. It’s still wild to me to see how many lives they touch with their work. @gavyJ She's had one hell of a year. I admire her dignity, humor, and grace.This is just to say that waiting continues to be the worst. @brick_hausdorff They each, truly, are the best. @MehicParker Tbh its changed my life @hooligantactix @cricketsglow
6/5
2019
@grahamstowe I smothered it in catnip!Stacia supported me getting Tag his own tiny throne so now this is my evening view. https://t.co/BGHgdqAg8o
6/4
2019

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