Pregnancy and academic precarity: why we need to change the system

I am seven months pregnant. I did not intend to share pictures of my pregnancy or my baby on social networks, especially Twitter, that I usually use for “professional” reasons. It seems something very private and my pregnant belly might be mistaken for a clickbait or a cry for attention. But, truth is, I shared … Continue reading Pregnancy and academic precarity: why we need to change the system

“I’ll pray for you”: Twitter, Facebook prayer button, and prayer apps

And while Rogelio thanked his God, Xiomara was praying to hers (…) the one and only Paulina Rubio (Jane the Virgin, Episode 9, Netflix) My Catholic Italian grandmother used to light candles in the church for people. It was a kind and sweet gesture, we all agreed, but also a bit of an ongoing joke … Continue reading “I’ll pray for you”: Twitter, Facebook prayer button, and prayer apps

Islamophobia and Twitter: my Research as a Poster, a Video, an Article

“East, West, South or North makes little difference. No matter what your destination, just be sure to make every journey, a journey within. If you travel within, you’ll travel the whole wide world and beyond.” ― Elif Shafak, The Forty Rules of Love I just realized that a work of mine exists as poster, video, and article. … Continue reading Islamophobia and Twitter: my Research as a Poster, a Video, an Article