Image: “Atlanta Skyline from Jackson Street Bridge,” by Rudy Wilms. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. (scroll to the bottom for a TL;DR of important dates, times, and links) The American… Read more #2018ASA DH Caucus: News and Ways to Get Involved at the Conference! →
I’m very excited and grateful to be traveling to Anchorage, Alaska this weekend for the 2018 Pacific Rim Conference held by the Department of English. I’ll be giving the Friday… Read more Keynote Presentation: Pacific Rim Conference, University of Alaska Anchorage →
It’s that time of year again. In a few short weeks, we’ll be converging in Chicago for the American Studies Association Annual Meeting. On behalf of the ASA Digital Humanities… Read more #2017ASA Digital Panels →
The DH Caucus of the American Studies Asssociation presents a list of the digital humanities panels at #2016ASA. If you’d like something to be added to the list, please feel… Read more #2016ASA Digital Humanities Panels List →
I participated in the “Eyes in the Skies” Symposium at UC Davis this week, which looked at drones from a variety of perspectives. I had the good fortune to provide… Read more Response to Joseph DeLappe’s Killbox →
I’m pleased to announce an upcoming panel at SCMS 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. I organized this with Kim Bain (Princeton) and Alexandrina Agloro (Worcester Polytechnic), with Kishonna Gray (Eastern Kentucky)… Read more Gaming Race: Seeking Justice Beyond Representation →
The yacking at THATCamp #transformDH, however, was centered around hacking the technologies of academia: institutional hierarchies, funding applications, underequipped classrooms, peer review, and more. These might not immediately be recognizable as “technologies” in the THATCamp sense, but the skills necessary to master them are elusive, particularly for the underrepresented groups of people who are drawn to the #transformDH community. These sessions more than “mere” conversations about how the structures of academia frustrate social justice work in academia: they are training and strategy sessions for how to use the resources available to us to do the work that is necessary for meaningful transformation.
(featured image – Logo/stitching: Melissa Rogers, Photo: Reed Bonnet) I’ve just returned from a three-conference streak to kick off fall quarter, and each event left me with so much to… Read more Digital Humanities Futures: #transformDH, #2015ASA, #QGCon, Pt. 1 →