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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 …


Digital Pedagogy as Transformative Digital Humanities

Teach graffiti

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of visiting Fresno State University to give a talk at Manning Library to a digital humanities focused Faculty Learning Community about digital pedagogy and digital humanities. Many thanks to David Drexler for the invitation, and to John Beynon and Kathee Godfrey for their hospitality! I’m sharing the talk and slides below. …


Copyright and Creative Commons

A visual explanation of the GNU Free Documentation License 1.3 section 11

Copyright & Licensing – Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires Notes for teaching students about Copyright and Creative Commons. Slide 1: Introduction Slide 2: Copyright: A form of intellectual property. Grants legal, exclusive rights given to the creator of any original work to use and distribute, especially for commercial use. Copyright is automatically …


A Brief History of Hacking, Hacktivism, and Hashtag Activism

Anonymous protests Church of Scientology, one holds sign reading "Don't Worry we're from the Internet"

Below is a timeline chronicling the history of hacktivism and hashtag activism for Andrea Rehn and Bill Kronholm’s Just Hacking Class. I made the timeline with TimelineJS, by Knight Lab, which is a great, easy-to-use tool! This timeline was built if a bit of a rush, so if I’m missing important events, dates, citations, etc. …


FemTechNet Critical Race & Ethnic Studies Pedagogy Workbook

Screenshot of splash page for FTN Pedagogy workbook,

I’m just back from the annual Cultural Studies Association conference in Riverside, CA, and I’m excited to share the announcement I made at the panel, “FemTechNet: Transforming what and who counts in digital education”, where I spoke alongside Alexandra Juhasz (Pitzer College), Elizabeth Losh (UCSD), and Ivette Bayo Urban (U Washington). My presentation (for the most …


Digital Pedagogy and Transformative Digital Humanities

The following are notes from a brief talk I was invited to give recently at UCSB for their annual Research Slam, #SyncDH. Some context: Coming back to my grad school institution, I reflected on my own experience as a student there, and I planned this talk to help those grad students with little to no pedagogical …


VozMob, Digital Humanities, and Community-Based Public Scholarship

Me speaking at NightSchoolLA

This post is so, so late in coming, and I’ve had it in draft form for way too long, so I’m finally just publishing it. Back in January, I was invited to give a talk for the Night School LA, a series of free public lectures held at a cool art/performance space at Paper & Plastik …


#MLA2015: Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities

Promo image for Generic Interventions Panel

I just made it to Vancouver, BC for the Modern Language Association, and for those of you who will be there on Thursday, I’ll be presenting on the media of Phú Mỹ Hưng, a.k.a. Saigon South (an edge city of Ho Chi Minh City) on a fabulous panel about Global South cities. This panel is a precursor …


#NWSA2014 Panel Sneak Peak

Transgression, Gender Disturbance, & Feminist Sci-Fi Futures Title Slide

Here’s a hint of what’s to come for our panel tomorrow morning. For more info check out my previous NWSA post with our original proposal. For those at #NWSA2014, we’re session 478 at 9:15 at PRCC 202-C. More to come in a post-conference follow-up. Image credit: “Cyborg” by REDANTA is licensed CC BY-SA 3.0