feminism, Race/Ethnicity, talks, teaching, Workshops

Feminist Anti-racist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Pratt Institute

Updated to include additional links and acknowledgements (thanks, Siân and @bigxphilly!). Back in October, I had the pleasure of hosting a Feminist Anti-racist Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at Pratt Institute at the invitation of Minh-Ha Pham (Media Studies) and Holly Wilson (Library) for a graduate-level class.  I’m sharing my slides below, sadly without much context, but hopefully …

personal, professional

It’s Been a Minute: A Whirlwind Year of Major Life Changes

Welp, it’s been over a year since I last posted to this site. The world is a trash fire and everything is awful, but I’m doing fairly well, considering. It’s not like I’m worried about national and international crises, or that my family and I could be denaturalized or anything. Right? Right?! Anyway… The last …

academia, talks, teaching

Talk: #ICA17 Closing Plenary

Recently, I was invited to participate in the closing plenary about digital pedagogy for the International Communications Association in San Diego. Many, many thanks to Paula Gardner, President Elect of ICA and former fellow FemTechNet Co-Facilitator, for the invitation to speak, and for curating such a welcoming, inclusive, and feminist conference. It was reflected in …

academia, scholarship

Conference: Minor Transnationalism 2.0 at UCLA May 19th-20

Next Friday, I’ll be at UCLA for the Minor Transnationalisms Reunion Conference. I’ll be presenting some newer work on mediated and imagined spaces of living and working in Dubai and Silicon Valley. If you’re in the area, please do join us in Royce Hall 309. I’ll be there on Friday, and am looking forward to …

teaching, Workshops

Workshop: DH Tools Across Disciplines, Santa Clara University

This past week, I had the pleasure of leading a workshop on using “Digital Humanities Tools Across Disciplines” at Santa Clara University to their newly formed Center for Arts and Humanities faculty working group in digital humanities and their library. Many thanks to Michelle Burnham and Amy Lueck for the invitation and for the entire …

teaching, Workshops

NWSA 2016: Radicalizing the Curriculum and Decolonizing the Canon

This weekend, I’m participating in a workshop at the National Women’s Studies Association entitled “Radicalizing the Curriculum and Decolonizing the Canon,” along with my dear colleagues, Kim Brillante Knight (UT Dallas), Kris McAbee (University of Arkansas, Little Rock), Jessica C. Murphy (UT Dallas), Jen Shook (Grinnell College). I’m sharing some preliminary and entirely incomplete notes here to accompany my …

Workshops

Workshop: Whittier.Domains

Screenshot Whittier.Domains

Earlier this summer I led a short workshop on Whittier.Domains and building your web presence for Whittier College‘s Poet Seminar Series hosted by Kristin Wiberg and the President’s office. What follows are some notes and slides from the presentation I had planned (technical issues meant my flash drive was not detected by the podium computer, so …

academia, teaching

Mellon Mays Website Building/Reading Workshop

For this exercise, in small groups, I want you to pick two of the following professional websites and examine them for the production and curation of professional academic identity. Matthew K. Gold Amanda Phillips Ann M. Little Miriam Posner Jessica Marie Johnson Lisa Nakamura Kim Knight Questions to consider: How is the individual identifying him/her/their self? …

academia, teaching, Uncategorized

Panel: HASTAC 2016

This week, I am at Arizona State University attending the annual HASTAC Conference. Today, I’ll be on a panel discussing a recent collaboration I had with Sofia Dueñas, an undergraduate and our inaugural Digital Liberal Arts Cauffman Fellow, at Whittier College. Below is the abstract of our panel, and some information and media from our …