Georgetown Bound

I’ve been sitting on this for a bit now, but I’m both humbled and excited to announce that I’ll be joining the Department of English at Georgetown University this fall.   The job market is a terrible, dehumanizing experience for most, and I’ve had conflicted feelings about so much: about “success,” about leaving California, about… Read More Georgetown Bound

#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… 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… Read More Conference Update: #caDH, GDC, HASTAC, ASA

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

Lecture Notes: Kim Hall, “Toward a Queer Crip Feminist Politics of Food,” at UCSB

Storify by Amanda Phillips Mon, Apr 22 2013 23:52:54 April 22, 2013 University of California, Santa Barbara This is an unabridged version of my lecture notes from “Toward a Queer Crip Feminist Politics of Food.” Apologies for inaccuracies/omissions/misattribution – Hall’s talk was incredibly rich and I struggled to keep up with condensing everything to 140… Read More Lecture Notes: Kim Hall, “Toward a Queer Crip Feminist Politics of Food,” at UCSB