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Amanda Phillips

Amanda Phillips is an Assistant Professor of English and Film and Media Studies at Georgetown University

Guest Lecture at Whittier College

This talk is associated with the “Numb3rs in Lett3rs & Fi1ms” undergraduate course taught by Professors Mark Kozek (Mathematics) and Rafael ChabrĂ¡n (Spanish), and is open to the Whittier campus. I’ll be discussing how femininity warps the digitization of subjectivity because of the all the cultural baggage people bring when they invoke it.

GameCamp! by ModLab

Just wanted to give a quick update about a project I have launched in conjunction with Josef Nguyen, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of English at UC Davis. Last Thursday, we hosted the first of a series of workshops called GameCamp! by ModLab, a year-long game design camp for students, faculty, and staff at UC Davis. We’ve designed the workshops to accommodate those who have little to no programming experience, in the hopes that it will encourage people new to video games to try their hand. In May, we will… Read more GameCamp! by ModLab

#FemTechNet Ethnic Studies Committee: Recommended Panels for #2014ASA

#2014ASA is almost upon us, and I’m incredibly excited by the breadth of scholarship ahead of us this weekend. I’ve been tasked with pulling together a set of recommended panels for the FemTechNet Ethnic Studies Committee. This is coming a bit late, but see the schedule below. Hope to see you all in Los Angeles – and if not, watch the #2014ASA hashtag for realtime conference Tweeting. #2014ASA is almost upon us, and I’m incredibly excited by the breadth of scholarship ahead of us this weekend. I’ve been tasked with… Read more #FemTechNet Ethnic Studies Committee: Recommended Panels for #2014ASA

Conference Update: #caDH, GDC, HASTAC, ASA

It’s been another busy conference season this year, facilitated by the time and funding of the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship, the UCSB Department of English Graduate Student Travel Grant, the Virginia Commonwealth University MATX Program, and the International Game Developers Association. I hope to write up a proper review of the VCU Critical Approaches to Digital Humanities Symposium soon, which took place last weekend in Richmond, Virginia, and was a small and generative symposium organized by David Golumbia (VCU) and Jennifer Rhee (VCU/Emory) For now, I would encourage anyone who… Read more Conference Update: #caDH, GDC, HASTAC, ASA