Week 11: Keywords and Conclusions

We’ll discuss the revised keyword Twines, plus: Posner, Miriam. “What’s Next: The Radical, Unrealized Potential of Digital Humanities.” Miriam Posner’s Blog 27 (2015). http://miriamposner.com/blog/whats-next-the-radical-unrealized-potential-of-digital-humanities/ Chun, Wendy Hui Kyong. “Race and/as Technology, or How to do Things to Race.” Race after the Internet. Ed. Lisa Nakamura and Peter A. Chow-White. Routledge, 2012. 38-60. In Readings folder. Continue reading Week 11: Keywords and Conclusions

Week 10: Making, Sustaining, and the Anthropocene

My comments on Knight’s “Making Space: Feminist DH and a Room of One’s Own” and Gajjala’s “When Your Seams Get Undone, Do You Learn to Sew or to Kill Monsters?”   I liked Knight’s example of how the notion of minimal invisibility can clash with feminist practices that spawn different forms of transparency. It is interesting to see how she plays with the notion of minimalism, as she … Continue reading Week 10: Making, Sustaining, and the Anthropocene

Week 8: Performativity, materiality, situated knowledge

Disability, Universal Design, and the Digital Humanities, George H. Williams Reading this article was really mind-opening for me in its laying out what universal design is, and in making me realize how easy it is to take for granted as ‘normal’ our own approaches to technologies which are actually never something ‘natural’. I think the implications of universal design not just to people with disabilities, … Continue reading Week 8: Performativity, materiality, situated knowledge

My Week 7 Response

D’Ignazio & Klein’s “Feminist Data Visualization”: We are all aware that there are different kinds of learning styles and yet a majority of the time I find that my university education revolves mostly around the reading/writing style. I guess this is a given as an English Literature major, but is this really all that a school has to offer? OF COURSE NOT. I’ve discovered a … Continue reading My Week 7 Response

Week 7 Response: Data Viz, Visuality, and Invisibility

**I can move this over to a comment if desired once our ‘weekly’ slot is posted, but I thought I’d get the ball rolling for our discussion this week 🙂 I found D’Ignazio and Klein’s paper very clear in its goals, organization, and self-reflexivity. They do a good job of applying intersectional thinking to their analysis which, as we have discussed in class, is often … Continue reading Week 7 Response: Data Viz, Visuality, and Invisibility

Supplementary Scalar Readings & Resources

Need help with Scalar? Very Handy Quickstart Guide on Scalar (in Scalar!) Customizing in Scalar (CSS) Scalar publications: Performing Archive: Curtis + “the vanishing race” Home: FemTechNet Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Pedagogy Workbook Amazing Martin Luther King Scalar Project On Scalar: McPherson, Tara. “Scaling Vectors: Thoughts on the Future of Scholarly Communication.” JEP 2010. Continue reading Supplementary Scalar Readings & Resources