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 …


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 …