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

Stitched text that reads #transformDH, with an LED shining through the O. Logo/stitching: Melissa Rogers Photo: Reed Bonnet

(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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …