Tag Archives: Disability

Storify Post: I’m Really Done with Oppression in the Academy

Man oh man am I tired. Not apparently tired enough to write not one, but TWO rants on twitter in less than twenty-four hours on oppression in academia. But too tired to re-figure out how to embed Storify posts in WordPress … Continue reading

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Storify Post: I Am Not Marching Today

Unfortunately, there are more phrasing errors in these tweets than I’d like. Edit: For some reason, I can’t get storify to embed into the post…so you will have to click on the link instead. Sorry! Please also take a look … Continue reading

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Conferencing While Dis/abled

I was at a conference recently that claimed it was mindful of accessibility when it seems–at least to me–as though it was more of an afterthought. Now, I understand that planning events is very difficult: I have volunteered at conferences many … Continue reading

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Disability and Tenureship

I’ve been thinking about this for awhile now, and perhaps it is time to put it out into the world. What happens with those of us in grad school–the #PhDisabled community–want to pursue a tenure-track position? Ostensibly, we are expected to … Continue reading

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To Candidacy and Beyond: Weeks…Uhhh

On Friday I submitted the first draft of my candidacy proposal! It took longer than I thought: I assumed I would be done in about 3.5 months like my MA thesis, which was of a similar proscribed length. Of course … Continue reading

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities and Kylie Jenner

Today is the 23rd observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD). It’s a day I feel that a lot of folks don’t give a lot of thought to. But then again, atypicality–that is, anyone who is not … Continue reading

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To Candidacy and Beyond: Weeks Eight and Nine

I spent a good portion of last week trying to figure out what I had forgotten, or was missing. It turns out it was writing an update last week. Oops. Last week I wrote eighteen pages, and this week I … Continue reading

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