Category: academia

academia, teaching, travel

Up Ahead: MLA 2013

I’m getting ready to attend the Modern Language Association annual convention in Boston, where I’ll be speaking on a panel entitled, Representing Race: Silence in the Digital Humanities. That session is #s239, Friday, 4 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Gardner, Sheraton. I look forward to seeing some of you there! For more information on the panel, please see Adeline …

academia

THATCamp So Cal

Yesterday I attended the digital humanities “unconference” THATCamp SoCal with my frolleague Amanda at Occidental University. It was a great, and productive, gathering of like-minded people interested in sharing, discussing and advancing the Digital Humanities as a field. Just wanted to write a post and share an archive of the numerous tweets that came out …

academia, UCSB

The Mean Reds of Week 10

It hasn’t actually been that long since my last post, but it seems like ages since so much has happened and much will be happening in the next few weeks  (why does it feel like I write that a lot?). The last week of February saw the successful design charrette for the Transliteracies RoSE Project. …

academia

New HASTAC Forum: Queer & Feminist Media Spaces

My dear frolleague, Amanda Phillips, current Research Associate of the Literature.Culture.Media Center at UCSB, and fellow HASTAC Scholar is currently co-hosting at forum on Queer and Feminist New Media Spaces. It just went live this morning! Please come and join in on the discussion! (Registration is required for those who are not yet HASTAC members).

academia, Race/Ethnicity, scholarship, Uncategorized

Race, Ethnicity, and Diaspora in the Digital Age

Over the past month or so, I’ve been working with a graduate student in Anthropology from the University of Florida,  Edward Gonzalez-Tennant, to co-host a HASTAC Scholars forum, on race and ethnicity in the digital age. With the help and guidance of the wonderful Fiona Barnett, director of the HASTAC Scholars program, it has finally …

academia, dissertation, scholarship, UCSB

Second-Year Blitz

So there’s a lot going on at the moment… Aside from trying to get this blog up to speed (at the moment my travel entries start and end in May 2008–just slightly behind schedule there), I’m working on my prospectus and putting together my dissertation committee. No one, no matter how many advanced grads you …

academia, scholarship, travel, UCSB

First Quals Success (more or less)!

After months of reading, and studying, and cramming, my first qualifying exams are behind me! Woohoo! Here in our program it’s an oral exam in three specific reading lists. My lists were: U.S. Race and Ethnicity Literatures, Theories of Gender and Sexuality, and Literature and Theory of Technology. The exam was not nearly as horrifying …