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MLA Special Sessions Proposal: “Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities”

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  Exciting news! A bit delayed, but I just got word that our panel was accepted. Yay! See you all in Vancouver!   I’m very excited to share a panel proposal for the upcoming MLA 2015 in Vancouver, BC, entitled “Generic Interventions: Print and Media Narratives of Global South Cities.” The session is organized by Leigh Anne …

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ASA Proposal: “Teaching Los Angeles: Innovative strategies, possible pitfalls”

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I just got word that our proposal for the American Studies Association 2014  was accepted! The conference theme will be: “The Fun and the Fury: New Dialectics of Pleasure and Pain In the Post-American Century,” and the conference itself will take place November 6-9, 2014 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, CA. The proposal is …

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8th Annual UCLA Mellon Conference: (Re)Mapping Global Modernities: Heterogenous Time and Space, March 7 & 8th, 2014

As a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at UCLA this year, one of my responsibilities has been to co-organize our annual conference on cultures of transnationalism. This year, I, along with my co-fellows Melissa Tandiwe Myambo, Chase Smith, Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François, and Alvin Wong, planned our conference around questions of modernity, borders, time, and space. The conference …

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NWSA 2014 Proposal: Transgression, Gender Disturbance, and Feminist Sci-Fi Futures

Update, April 20, 2014: I just got the message this past weekend, and I’m super excited to announce that our panel was accepted. I’ll update this post again with program information when I learn about specifics of time/place. See you all in San Juan this winter! Here is a panel proposal I organized for the upcoming National …

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CFP: Ada Journal: Gender, Globalization, and the Digital

Our lovely friends at #dhpoco, Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam, are guest editing a special upcoming issue of Ada, A journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, and it looks awesome. The special #dhpoco issue will address Gender, Globalization, and the Digital. According to the CFP (linked above): In this issue we seek essays that explore …

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CFP: RIAS — Special Issue – “Cultural Screenings: Re-Situating American Digital Practices”

A friend forwarded an interesting CFP to me today for a special issue of the online journal, Review of International American Studies. Looks like a great opportunity for some Global Outlook:DH and #transformDH work! I’m sharing the entirety of the CFP below since I haven’t seen it online yet… Print technology and the discovery of the …

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AAAS 2014 Roundtable Proposal: “Refracted Perspectives: Bridging Asian American and Asian Studies Through Interdisciplinary Scholarship”

Update, April 16, 2014: Our roundtable will be Session S30, and will convene on Saturday, April 19, 11:30am-12:45pm (Sausalito). I’ve also just learned that Anthony Kim will be unable to attend, but we otherwise look forward to dialoging with you all. I’m happy to announce that a proposal I worked on for the annual meeting of the Association …

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HASTAC 2014 Proposal: Political Platforms: Software, Social Justice, and Designing for Change

*Update: Our panel was accepted! I’ll see you all in Lima, Peru (thank goodness my Mellon Postdoc comes with research fund!) for HASTAC2014! Here’s a proposal I put together with several colleagues for HASTAC 2014, the 6th annual meeting of HASTAC, this time in Lima, Peru. Much of the thinking that informs this proposal comes from #transformDH, and, more …

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“Voces Móviles and the Precarity of Work in Online/Offline Spaces”

Update, Dec. 2, 2013: Dan Greene, our lovely convener, has written a great wrap-up of our panel for the CUNY Academic Commons Digital Labor Group.  His Panel Review briefly summarizes each speaker’s presentation. Thanks, Dan! Update, Nov. 27, 2013: Many thanks to Jen Jack Gieseking for Storifying the tweets from our panel! For those who …