Ian Petrie (@icpetrie )

Ian Petrie

Bio Historian, Canadian, Philadelphian. Higher ed, urban🚲, books, cats, laundry. At Penns CTL; teach South Asia & #HistTech. Disappointing people since 1972.
Location Philadelphia
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Account created 18-07-2012 14:55:26
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Twitter Web App : Toni Collette has suffered an unspeakable tragedy here, and I fear things will only get worse...but I do envy the fact that she has *two* card catalogs in her work room.

Twitter Web App : "We are out in the streets because we are tired of the constant, everyday display of authoritarianism by police forces in black communities..."
inquirer.com/opinion/commen…

Twitter Web App : “Black Women’s History in the US: Past & Present” by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Gross– Dr. Berry & Dr. Gross reflect on the journey of writing a Black woman’s history, histories written by & about Black women, & the importance of this collection.

notevenpast.org/black-womens-h…

Twitter Web App : "In colonial India, whiteness functioned as a license to kill and law and medicine provided alibis."
Historian of South Asia ELIZABETH KOLSKY on one of the long histories of autopsies exonerating white murderers
washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/0…

Twitter Web App : CUNY announces summer enrollment up 17%. Enrollment also projected to be up in the fall.

Instead of preparing by aligning instructional resources, fac/staff/admin up and down the system are processing, preparing for, or reacting to cuts ranging from 5-25%.

Unsustainable.

Twitter Web App : This was apparently Frank Rizzo's idea twitter.com/icpetrie/statu…

Twitter Web App : Now that the Rizzo statue is down, revisit historian Whitney Martinko's consideration of its site in the larger context of urban renewal & racism in Philly
medium.com/hindsights/wha…

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