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Natalie Harkin, Narungga woman and South Australian activist-poet, won the 2020 Kate Challis RAKA award for her work Archival-Poetics. Sounds like a must-read for archivists and archive-adjacent information workers, as it's described as "reckoning with the State's colonial archive":

TFW you sit down to try to write some micro essays for and accidentally end up writing three posts and almost 2,000 words in an afternoon... ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ“ I guess I'm back!

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omg I've already found queer themes! ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŒˆ queer occult themes to be precise... I feel this is going to lead to more interesting dreams over the weekend! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ‘ป

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I wonder how many lectures I work with will send this article featuring subversive librarian activity to me? one so far ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ“šโœŠ

had another special collections cataloguing related dream! I guess my brain is excited about a new challenge ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿ˜…

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I've reached the repeatedly bouncing a ball against the wall stage of iso

guess which one I'm going to be doing in the near future?! ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿ˜€

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eclectic and busy iso dream spent cataloguing special collections, going to a party at Bendigo campus, and swimming in a river ๐Ÿค“๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ™ƒ

I'm feeling unclareacteristically calm and confident about the several hours of teaching I'm doing via zoom tomorrow... ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

I find myself thinking about running away to join or start an art library more and more each day๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ“š

look what I found just before curfew @alissa @Edwardshaddow ๐Ÿ˜ฏ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฅฅ๐ŸŽ‰

the patriarchive is strong! ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

I think I'm a bit too exhausted for (sorry @hugh @holly et al). been a little distracted by another kind of 'reset' strategy ๐Ÿคข

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Just doing some light Friday night reading on Democratizing the Union at UC Berkeley: Lecturers and Librarians in Solidarity

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