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Month: March 2013

Building a DH Feminist Network

(Cross-posted from UC Humanities Forum) **UPDATED 3/28 to correct the story of Mindr** As I reported last week, I attended the THATCamp Feminisms conference at Scripps College in Claremont on Friday and Saturday. The weekend kicked off with an early feminist/PoC Wikipedia edit-a-thon called #tooFEW. We were synched up with other #tooFEW and THATCamp Feminisms events around the country, and the experience of inhabiting the same virtual space as other participants working toward changing the landscape of Wikipedia and DH was just as affirming as I’d hoped, in both the… Read more Building a DH Feminist Network

THATCamp Feminisms West and #tooFEW

(Cross-posted from UC Humanities Forum) I’m very excited to be attending THATCamp Feminisms West at Scripps College this Friday and Saturday. For those of you unfamiliar with THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp), it was one of the first major “unconference” formats, in which there are no formal paper presentations and the schedule is generally decided by participants. Because the focus is on technology, these events often involve introductions to different tech tools for humanities research, productivity software, intros to coding, and so on. One can also find new media… Read more THATCamp Feminisms West and #tooFEW