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Senior Lecturer in Modern & Contemporary Literature, Birkbeck. Director of @ccl_bbk. Co-Founder of @OpenLibHums & @AlluviumJournal. Latest book published by CUP

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I feel like I should let *somebody* know that the e-book of my Imagining the Dead in British Literature and Culture… https://t.co/HjhTkPifON
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11/25
2020
Good morning to everyone except Nature and the 32 other journals that have just announced a €9,500 article-processi… https://t.co/QZ6TMXUhIs
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11/24
2020
@sadiseshiah @martin_eve @RupertHildyard Yes that was a brilliant class!You can listen back to @tadethompson talk about his Rosewater trilogy, fungi, and environmental posthumanism here (… https://t.co/kktU1Bly09
Retweeted by Dr Caroline Edwards @martin_eve It was so fun! We must find a way to do this more often
11/23
2020
Calling potential PhD candidates. @robinbasuroy and I have just heard that we have won a funded Bloomsbury scholars… https://t.co/ePVDCIHm1S
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsHappy Equal Pay Day - the day when women overall stop being paid for the remainder of the year compared to their ma… https://t.co/LqIkHNl983
11/20
2020
Marking in 2020 is a truly wild experience when your top-line feedback should just say 'I am unbelievably impressed… https://t.co/vVlKBc6pxf
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11/19
2020
Post45 is searching for the next editor of Contemporaries. My three-year term ends in Aug 21 but I'm already gettin… https://t.co/iMF7PUqOXc
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsPowercuts on and off all morning. I guess the universe it’s telling me I shouldn’t do any work today. All the neigh… https://t.co/p1EmcBX9x2
11/18
2020
You can now easily browse all of Alluvium’s articles on one page – dating back to June 2012 and the wonderful edito… https://t.co/A1XkMHksuh
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11/17
2020
Look, I'm old; I don't know who Harry Style is. But let's focus on what's important: the South Downs are home not o… https://t.co/xL2YXsXwW6
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsA HUGE thank you to @tadethompson for sparing his time this evening. We had a fantastic Q&A session as part of our… https://t.co/2BV8SBhfvyGetting some help with my evening lesson planning https://t.co/tm8OqDfsv7
11/16
2020
I am SO stealing this. https://t.co/3LIXxDgGQG
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsLook at this lovey bunch of flowers sent by ⁦@dickon_edwards⁩! Photographed against the MOST CAMP cushion we own. T… https://t.co/wcn2Katl2P
11/10
2020
@AidenW Haha, I know right? She’s called Aelita, the queen of Mars. Or, technically, the daughter of the Chief Engineer 🤣 @AidenW You know I named my daughter after one of the Russian Martian utopias in that chapter...?!
11/8
2020
Goodbye you pumped-up, power-mad, narcissistic, nepotistic, vicious, avaricious, amoral mini-Mussolini liar of a pi… https://t.co/Ji2VvGZjxO
Retweeted by Dr Caroline Edwards @maggiegeewriter Thank you so much Maggie! 🙏She’ll do a great job. Congratulations to a brilliant hardworking scholar https://t.co/iJLYJHz6O9
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11/7
2020
This is appalling. Feel like we have to say that a lot these days. https://t.co/ulYnvGSv2BPowerful moment from Colbert. https://t.co/UuLBJtZQbc
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11/6
2020
A very close (and young) family member is dying of cancer, the US election is on a knife edge and my anxiety is thr… https://t.co/CuOXydeO2G
11/5
2020
Weird day to be examining the 1968 EARTHRISE photo from Apollo 8 and thinking about commander Frank Borman's appeal… https://t.co/8A0Qn1AbPE
11/4
2020
Good morning! If you feel like starting off November with inspiring conversations about #openaccess, come join thes… https://t.co/gI5805cEuQ
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11/2
2020
Happy Halloween! — via Sheeba NC #WIASN https://t.co/fPorTE35Pp
10/31
2020
A huge thanks to Dr Kaye Mitchell for her fantastic lecture on WRITING SHAME last night! And thanks to everyone who… https://t.co/X2gCmQsKFx
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsGaming the market of academic casino capitalism. This piece is a grim, all too familiar, read about the current Aus… https://t.co/pnYmjy0OTW
10/30
2020
@effjayem Staying busy & working as hard as I can. My coping strategy is all about DISTRACTIONThis is abysmal behaviour & everyone in HE should take note. Your university employer can sack you & make half your… https://t.co/ZSr7Yib8jM @effjayem Oh grim. Hope you feel better soon & the dreams improve.Super excited about this book! https://t.co/gXxhpPwRYxOoh look what just arrived in the post! Thanks so much ⁦@JuliaBell⁩ the cat and I can’t wait to read it! https://t.co/VvHc59FUio @DrMagennis @ccl_bbk Yes pretty sure we’re recording it. I’ll let you know!TONIGHT! Dr Kaye Mitchell will discuss her fabulous new book, Writing Shame: Gender, Contemporary Literature and Ne… https://t.co/i1BK81LcyV
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsFor anyone out there in urgent need of Adorno salt & pepper shakers https://t.co/xc9jT8JzgCMy first journal article, on Japanese cyberpunk film and the 1968 student protests in Tokyo, was recently published… https://t.co/wiV2m7dn54
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10/29
2020
@WanderingZoe Sounds amazing!
10/28
2020
The @openlibhums was founded by BBK's @the_blochian & @martin_eve, and is dedicated to publishing world-leading ope… https://t.co/nIyAWZ4Ckv
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsThe Best Science Fiction of 2020. Tom Hunter discusses the 2020 @ClarkeAward shortlist: six fantastic contemporary… https://t.co/MRenl3HkdG
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsUseful post about varieties of black political philosophy by ⁦@lastpositivist⁩ HT ⁦@CRMEP⁩ https://t.co/1M5uGf7fIHTo mark Black History Month, Goldsmiths Library & Oxford Centre for Religion & Culture - online event to explore li… https://t.co/KdIhZ7hREc
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsPretty much sums it up👇 https://t.co/ykvJzUNtEO
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10/27
2020
UK academics: opening of universities was illegal https://t.co/LWjQVjag2v
10/25
2020
Yesterday was Day One (or zero, really) of our new OA model for books. We've already got libraries signed up! https://t.co/uf1MPI3Aym
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10/23
2020
@BeccaEHarrison Goodness, such important work - hope it goes well! @Dr_D_McAllister Me! 😆A message from @DavidLammy for #BlackHistoryMonthUK @BhmUK 👇 https://t.co/loRqlsnnaW
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10/22
2020
How can we create a better world post-COVID? We hosted a virtual event with @FuiScrittori where authors including… https://t.co/dyDQMAqhaX
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsCompletely floored by some devastating family news tonight. The sea is the only space I can think of epic enough to… https://t.co/NLuh7feveoSo, this⬇️is tomorrow, and I am VERY excited. Please do join us but also check out the other amazing events in thi… https://t.co/2SPDTTF5iH
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Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsNothing about the uneven distribution of "costs from air pollution" which include poor health and early death. I'll… https://t.co/1gnMUoWbdd
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsWhy the death of a small, punk-like fish rocked the marine world. It is likely we’re losing significant elements of… https://t.co/V2z7Zu2CtZ
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsThis whole disaster is just an exciting opportunity to the tories - to make money, redirect money, be openly corrup… https://t.co/Ywih78dlts
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsMy interview with the legendary @Dawn_French at the Southbank Centre @litsouthbank is online until 26 Oct. Tkts £5… https://t.co/FegOau8LDX
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10/21
2020
We have a few announcements! Next month's reading group will be held on the 2nd November. We will be looking at a… https://t.co/XrpdUl3WD3
Retweeted by Dr Caroline Edwards @tadethompson @sean_obee @ncecire @miaulement Thanks for the interest Tade! We had such a fantastic and rich discus… https://t.co/ccVBLKwBzO @sean_obee @tadethompson @ncecire @miaulement Oh yes! Natalia and Sam get a mention in my lecture 🍄 @openlibhums @ukaop Really great news that the Open Library of Humanities won a publishing award last week! It was… https://t.co/9WALriw3nYMy mother has truly produced the pumpkin of our era. https://t.co/P6V4ixMRw7
Retweeted by Dr Caroline Edwards @DrDavidCooper @MMUEnglishDept B S Johnson’s The UndortunatesNot waiting for Godot: new show tackles Beckett's ban on women ⁦@PeterFifield⁩ https://t.co/FGi5mcHP2f
10/19
2020
🚨UK longitudinal study of 201 individuals with #LongCovid reveals a high proportion are relatively young & without… https://t.co/NAO2LiIZRE
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsPowerful piece by David Hitchcock: “in the UK our intellectual life has been fully asset-stripped, and we are in th… https://t.co/4KiMnpCaib
10/18
2020
@arrroberts Sorry to hear this Adam. That’s such a long way from home 😢This is such a disgrace https://t.co/85iKhWiMNA
10/17
2020
THIS👇 https://t.co/WClrgPMD15Birkbeck is delighted to welcome Caryl Phillips to deliver the annual William Matthews Lecture. Titled " 'One Grim… https://t.co/wo8coGFH2O
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsSo this week I was awarded the Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage by the Philosophical Society (est 1683 & the world'… https://t.co/tN8lmQG95l
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10/16
2020
@openlibhums won Small Digital Publisher of the Year @ukaop Digital Publishing Awards #aopawards https://t.co/Az4WNdzgWh
Retweeted by Dr Caroline Edwards @sean_obee @Dr_D_McAllister Yes it’s possible to download the mp4 & then edit on Panopto. You’ll lose the text chat… https://t.co/ONUZioPnUY @DocMelia Hope so! Still agreeing content with contributors. And mopping everything else up into a monster editorial introduction.Given how much of utopian literary studies focuses on US fiction, I'm really pleased to be working solely on Britis… https://t.co/P0ONWZQe0IIt feels particularly important that CUP are commissioning TWO books on utopian literature and culture (there will… https://t.co/Cb6XcXtaWDCracking on with some editorial work today on The Cambridge Companion to British Utopian Literature and Culture, 19… https://t.co/ig1bnzPX3RI grew up in extreme poverty. I was lucky with the opportunities that got me out of it and able to help my mum and… https://t.co/YCJ21ECehw
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10/15
2020
Bad mental health day today. It's nearly a year since my dad died. Trying to find comfort in thoughts of human ext… https://t.co/PAwO5EUr8Q
10/14
2020
Re my last tweet: through the CV/cover letter vetting process I often wanted to email individuals to give feedback.… https://t.co/4e2rCHOQbh
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsOutsourced catering staff at @BirkbeckUoL are at risk of redundancy, despite a promise to bring them in-house. We… https://t.co/Gq6OgZaxXk
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10/13
2020
I was really cross at the time when the registrar at the University of Nottingham told those of us who were worried… https://t.co/ZiSBGcggPj
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10/10
2020
I'm thrilled to announce I have begun a full time position in Portland State University's Black Studies Department… https://t.co/tb52WkVwza
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsJust sitting down to mark an MA dissertation analysing SF set in Africa with a focus on Nnedi Okorafor's Lagoon, Ta… https://t.co/mlAxVFn19k2020 am i rite https://t.co/atmC88O3Or
10/9
2020
Listening to our new @BirkBeckArtsRes PhD students in English, Theatre & Creative Writing tonight. So many wonderfu… https://t.co/eAEplctiNzthis. me. all the time now. https://t.co/eu6hHiboHFA reminder to all those unis still pushing in-person teaching: Jeremy Farrar, head of @wellcometrust, member of SAG… https://t.co/NIZnl51lgl
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsPlease consider submitting an abstract for The Bloomsbury Companion to Angela Carter, which Sarah Gamble and I are… https://t.co/ckQHnS4lhd
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsWe're pleased to announce our third and final symposium in our series, Canons & Values in Contemporary Literary Stu… https://t.co/EXsC8P34D1
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10/8
2020
Job: There is some tutoring/mentoring work on Birkbeck's MFA in Creative Writing. We are looking for novelists and… https://t.co/yqHgT4P30d
Retweeted by Dr Caroline EdwardsJust seen this and I am CRYING with laughter. It’s hard to a pick a fave but I think G. K. Chesterton’s A Short His… https://t.co/PLnCAARpMhObession with the 'market' has turned UK Universities into dysfunctional businesses. Like the privatisaton of rail,… https://t.co/XZalRewwBX
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10/7
2020
‘On Mon evening, KCL confirmed that 4 King’s students have tested positive for coronavirus following a KCLSU studen… https://t.co/1thrckHKMv
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10/6
2020
Empathy, solidarity, love and giant double gins to all staff, students and the techs working hard @BirkbeckUoL tonight.
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10/5
2020
Strange to see my words shouted from the rooftops, rather than buried in the footnotes. Many of us have been talkin… https://t.co/EIl8jkWw8S
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10/4
2020
Incredible clouds at Brighton Pier tonight. https://t.co/hvjOiOLOgT
10/3
2020
Panopto auto-captioning doesn't like ANNA LOWENHAUPT TSING. #mycologicalfail
10/2
2020
Doing some MA Dissertation marking today and I have to say it's an absolute pleasure to read such exciting work by… https://t.co/F050FSRtYE
10/1
2020
@GClaeysHistory @rhul Oh my, many congrats!
9/30
2020

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