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": https://about.unimelb.edu.au/newsroom/news/2020/december/reckoning-with-australias-colonial-archive-poet-natalie-harkin-wins-raka-prize
TFW you sit down to try to write some micro essays for #GLAMBlogClub and accidentally end up writing three posts and almost 2,000 words in an afternoon... 🙈📝 I guess I'm back!
Don't Make Me Tap The Sign... - @Edwardshaddow https://shaddowland.net/2020/10/02/dont-make-me-tap-the-sign/ #GLAMBlogClub
omg I've already found queer themes! 😍🌈 queer occult themes to be precise... I feel this is going to lead to more interesting dreams over the weekend! 😮 👻
I wonder how many lectures I work with will send this article featuring subversive librarian activity to me? one so far 😅📚✊https://amp.theguardian.com/politics/2020/aug/26/books-seen-behind-boris-johnson-tell-their-own-story?__twitter_impression=true
had another special collections cataloguing related dream! I guess my brain is excited about a new challenge 🤓🥳😅
guess which one I'm going to be doing in the near future?! 🤓😀
thought this might be a good time to revisit these reflections from my arts degree 😭📚✊https://queerbrarian.wordpress.com/2018/03/31/what-is-red-and-other-questions-and-reflections-from-an-arts-degree
started reading some of the latest #reset readings and I really like them ✊https://commonslibrary.org/reset-4-a-new-economy/ particularly https://theconversation.com/tonight-we-riot-what-nintendos-revolutionary-video-game-misses-about-worker-liberation-136254
the surprisingly Marxist 'Library Trends' journal
Just doing some light Friday night reading on Democratizing the Union at UC Berkeley: Lecturers and Librarians in Solidarity https://escholarship.org/uc/item/9523q3nj
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