Happy IWD folks! My inbox today informed me that Verso has a 40% off sale on all its feminist books. See here for that and a little blurb on the radical roots of IWD, which thankfully has not been co-opted to the extent that Mother’s Day, which has a similar backstory, has. The image at the top of the page and copied here is one … Continue reading International Women’s Day
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
**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
Jacqueline and I will be leading the demonstration of Voyant in class this week and thought it would be a good idea to include a few links here to make it easier for everyone to explore the site in class. Voyant Volant Tools Help Site This is the text we’ll be using for our demonstration in class, The Tell-Tale Heart, but feel free to use a … Continue reading Links for Voyant
Read: Haraway, Donna. “A Manifesto for Cyborgs: Science, technology, and socialist feminism in the 1980s.” Australian Feminist Studies 2.4 (1987): 1-42. Chess, Shira, and Adrienne Shaw. “A conspiracy of fishes, or, how we learned to stop worrying about# GamerGate and embrace hegemonic masculinity.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 59.1 (2015): 208-220. Hayles, N. Katherine. “Flickering connectivities in Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl: The importance of … Continue reading Week 4: Playing Subjects: Interactive Literature and Games
Read: Earhart, Amy. “Can Information Be Unfettered? Race and the New Digital Humanities Canon.” Debates in the Digital Humanities (2012): 309-318. Online. Wernimont, Jacqueline. “Whence Feminism? Assessing Feminist Interventions in Digital Literary Archives.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 7.1 (2013). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/7/1/000156/000156.html Bowker, Geoffrey C., and Susan Leigh Star. “Chapter 9: Categorical Work and Boundary Infrastructures: Enriching Theories of Classification.” Sorting things out: Classification and its consequences. MIT … Continue reading Week 3: Archives, Identities, and Metadata
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