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Slow Scholarship event slideshow

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Allyship

Allyship [Wednesday]: Stephanie Shonekan, “In Support of Melissa Click as She Supported Us” What does it mean to be an ally? How can we do meaningful work within institutions that threaten academic freedoms? “I may be biased because as a … Continue reading

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Parenting

Sarah A. Birken and Jessica L. Borelli, “Coming Out as Academic Mothers” Provocation: How can we negotiate our roles as parents and academics? “The bottom line is that there is no cookie-cutter solution to how to make academe work for … Continue reading

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Harassment in Academia

Kelly J. Baker, Writing about Sexism in Academia Hurts “My visceral response startled me. I chided myself: I write about depressing topics all the time without becoming a sniveling mess. What was wrong with me? Shouldn’t my reaction to sexism … Continue reading

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“Feminist Killjoys”

Sara Ahmed, “Feminism and Fragility” “A feminist killjoy can kill feminist joy: indigenous feminists; black feminists; feminists of colour; disabled feminists; lesbian feminists; trans feminists; working-class feminists; all of these figures embody a history that is difficult. It is a … Continue reading

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Diversity

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Emotional Labor

Rose Hackman, “Women Are Just Better At This Stuff” “In a work context, emotional labor refers to the expectation that a worker should manipulate either her actual feelings or the appearance of her feelings in order to satisfy the perceived … Continue reading

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Influence

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Service

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New Work Policies

In these provocations, the “New Work Policies” category considers ways of articulating new values for the kind of scholarly work we wish to produce. This category will posit new timelines, policies, and structures that support women, working class, and underrepresented scholars … Continue reading

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