Digital Humanities Futures: #transformDH, #2015ASA, #QGCon, Pt. 1

(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 say that I’m struggling a bit with where to start. Over the next couple of days, I’ll talk about my experiences of each one in… Read More Digital Humanities Futures: #transformDH, #2015ASA, #QGCon, Pt. 1

Gaming the System: Things I Learned by Asking Lit Majors to Design Their Own Digital Games

I’m breaking my summer blogging hiatus by reflecting on the class I taught during Spring quarter. It was mentally and emotionally overwhelming in a lot of ways and has taken some time to process, but I’d like to present the more organized thoughts I’ve had about the class here. UCSB’s Department of English has given… Read More Gaming the System: Things I Learned by Asking Lit Majors to Design Their Own Digital Games

An Astounding Display of Ladybrainz (Pt. 2): Feminist Infrastructures and Technocultures

In Part 1 of this series, I gave a more general overview of the Feminist Infrastructures and Technocultures conference that I attended at UC San Diego two weekends ago. In Part 2, I want to highlight some of the work from specific presenters at this conference that makes me excited for current and future feminist… Read More An Astounding Display of Ladybrainz (Pt. 2): Feminist Infrastructures and Technocultures

What HASTAC Has Taught Me About Love in the Academy

The following is a transcript of the talk I gave at #HASTAC2013 this year. I was on a panel with other HASTAC Scholars – Fiona Barnett, Viola Lasmana, Ernesto Priego, Alexis Lothian, and Jesse Stommel – that was celebrating the 5-year anniversary of the Scholars program and exploring the question of creating communities online. I… Read More What HASTAC Has Taught Me About Love in the Academy

An Astounding Display of Ladybrainz (Pt 1): Feminist Infrastructures and Technocultures

I was in San Diego this weekend for the Feminist Infrastructures and Technocultures conference, an assembly of scholars for the UC FemTechNet: a loose network of feminists doing work in technology-related fields ranging from science, technology, and medicine studies (ST&MS) to the digital humanities. Since feminism was both the organizing principle and theme of the… Read More An Astounding Display of Ladybrainz (Pt 1): Feminist Infrastructures and Technocultures