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 Caucus, I’d like to present our annual Digital Panels list, which brings together those panels engaging with digital technologies, digital media, digital pedagogies, and digital… 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 free to contact me at amanda dot phillips at georgetown dot edu. Looking forward to seeing everyone in Denver this weekend! https://github.com/nolauren/ASA_DH/blob/master/DH_Panels_2016.md Image credit: “Alley… Read More #2016ASA Digital Humanities Panels List
I’m long overdue for an update, but I’ll break my silence by encouraging everyone to check out the Race and Video Games Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon I’ll be hosting a Georgetown, with accompanying events at the University of Texas at Dallas (hosted by Josef Nguyen and the Feminist Maker Space) and at the University of California, Davis… Read More #wikiRAG16: Race and Video Games
One of ModLab’s projects, Play the Knave, was just featured on the BBC as part of their coverage of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The game is something like Shakespeare Karaoke powered by Kinect: two actors choose their avatars, costumes, and scene, then control the avatars’ movements in real time while speaking their lines.… Read More ModLab on the BBC!
We wrapped up winter quarter at GameCamp! with a ROM hacking workshop hosted by Patrick LeMieux, which instructed student in the basics of Nintendo cartridge anatomy, soldering, and viewing and editing ROM files. Each of the participant groups did their own manipulations of Super Mario Bros., from sprite edits that turned Mario’s hat backward to… Read More GameCamp! ROM Hacking Recap
(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
This talk is associated with the “Numb3rs in Lett3rs & Fi1ms” undergraduate course taught by Professors Mark Kozek (Mathematics) and Rafael Chabrán (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. … Read More Guest Lecture at Whittier College