In today’s episode I talk about the practice of having no meeting days and how that has helped with managing my workload. I also share some of my meeting pet peeves. Download or Listen Now: See the transcript of episode 80.
My latest article, written with Skylee-Storm Hogan is now out in the International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion. Our article, “Laughter Filled the Space: Challenging Euro-Centric Archival Spaces” looks at the physical spaces of archives and the ways in which archives can be more welcoming to Indigenous peoples and Indigenous community researchers.
In today’s episode I talk about technology blips, technology fails, and recovering from these unexpected challenges. I draw on a couple of epic fail experiences recently and talk about getting through them. Download or Listen Now: See the transcript of episode 79.
It took today’s release of the Praxis Pedagogy Podcast’s newest episode to realize I hadn’t blogged about something big yet! Anne-Marie Scott and I were interviewed by host Tim Carson about a project that we are calling Check The O.L. in which she and I aim to get the stories behind how some of the most ground breaking online learning experiences have come to be. If you happened to read an earlier post of mine entitled Let’s Get Explicit, in […]
Things have begun to quiet down now. The hundreds of emails are down to a trickle. Classes—synchronous and asynchronous—have taken on a cadence of their own. Read. Watch. Reflect. Discuss. Create. Repeat. The cadence of my days has shifted too. With the winter, the dark mornings, I no longer want to get up an go for an early run. I want to huddle in bed until 730. I noticed that I was often responding to emails all morning and then […]
In today’s episode I’m talking about Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion work, also known as EDI work, and protecting yourself from burning out while engaged in this work. This episode is based on my experience engaged in EDI work connected to gender and sexuality inclusion. Mentioned in this episode:–The Nap Ministry –EP 72: Passion Project Space … Continue reading Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 78: Resting for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Work
Working from home this morning began with an early walk in the snow. I went down to see the new ice rink by the clock tower. It was deserted and perfect and nothing beats an open air skating rink and I had somehow forgotten the magic of it. And OF COURSE I listened to Kathleen Edwards in my head. Because I also don’t have hockey skates. youtu.be/xcjOPLQx8Bc This is something I would never have done on a Thursday morning in […]
In today’s episode I’m talking about managing chronic pain, archival labour, and working from home. This episode is based on my experiences working from home since March 2020 and rooted in my pain realities, so your mileage with it may vary. Also, part way through the episode one of my cats decided to chow down … Continue reading Historical Reminiscents Podcast EP 77: Chronic Pain and Working From Home
On February 18th at noon ET Skylee-Storm Hogan and I are going to be talking about artwork made by Residential School students and the implications of sharing this artwork today. Our conversation will be moderated by Maddy Bifano. This webinar was partly inspired by the article Skylee-Storm and I wrote in 2020 for Art Libraries … Continue reading Residential School Artwork Conversations
In today’s episode I’m talking all about book proposals. I reflect on the two book proposals I had accepted in 2020 and share some general tips I learned from that process. Mentioned in this episode: -Katie Linder, YGT Podcast “Writing and Pitching Book Proposals”–Trans and Gender Diverse Voices in LIS Download or Listen Now: