[SIGCIS-Members] What happened on the list last year
Barbara B Walker
bbwalker at unr.edu
Wed Nov 28 11:35:24 PST 2018
Thank you for writing out this important piece of professional and institutional history, painful though it must be to relive these experiences and to share them. It is a valuable read because of its thoughtful exploration of the context and implications of the very disturbing events in your recent professional life.
Sending warmest regards and support, Barbara
Department of History/308
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557
Office phone: 775-784-4303
From: Members <members-bounces at lists.sigcis.org> on behalf of drjoy <drjoy at joyrankin.com>
Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 10:49 AM
To: "members at lists.sigcis.org" <members at lists.sigcis.org>
Subject: [SIGCIS-Members] What happened on the list last year
Hello SIGCIS Colleagues,
First, thank you for your many on- and off-list messages of congratulations and support for my book. I deeply appreciate them, especially in the context of what I'm about to share.
Those of you who were on the list last spring saw my work savaged by a man named Brian Dear. Even then, I received on- and off-list messages of support for my scholarship. But what happened publicly was only one piece of a terrible, terrible year.
Here is a fuller picture: https://medium.com/@drjoy/why-im-firing-michigan-state-sexual-harassment-online-harassment-and-utter-institutional-6663a6bde68e<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmedium.com%2F%40drjoy%2Fwhy-im-firing-michigan-state-sexual-harassment-online-harassment-and-utter-institutional-6663a6bde68e&data=01%7C01%7Cbbwalker%40unr.edu%7C2d18d2fe7bff48d57fdc08d655623e71%7C523b4bfc0ebd4c03b2b96f6a17fd31d8%7C1&sdata=6br6xCXaZnuVqbC%2F0FxNA6VlB%2F%2BdXtSuqBVjGc5E78k%3D&reserved=0>
SIGCIS as an organization did the right thing, and for that, I'm grateful.
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