CASA weekly news 36/14


Hello and welcome to the weekly CASA news. If you were at the Insecure Work conference or (more likely, given the location) weren’t, we’d really welcome your comment on our reflections on this. What did we miss?

Jeannie Rea was certainly giving media interviews at the event so we’d be glad of pointers to mainstream national media coverage, but in the meantime, CASA was filed under “highfalutin” by our friends from The Australian High Wired blog:

Highfalutin: One of HW’s spies has drawn our attention to this impressive example of academic language in a Tweet out of the NTEU’s insecure work conference in Hobart. “The profundity & reflexivity of @KateMfD & @Acahacker directly expose need to address precarity in uni employment.” Someone failed his how to communicate with clarity session. HW now knows what “precarity” means.

So we’re doubling down on our commitment to plain talk in this week’s news. Because…

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About Malba Barahona

Educational researcher, language educator. PhD from Australian National University. Passionate bushwalker and mountain lover. I procrastinate reading fiction, hiking, doing yoga, riding, having a beer and more recently decolonizing my existence. I write in English and Spanish in different blogs especially with the purpose of encouraging my students to write.

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