About Adeline Koh

Adeline Koh is Director of DH@Stockton and and associate professor of literature at Richard Stockton College. Her work spans the intersections between postcolonial studies and the digital humanities, 19th/20th Century British and Anglophone Literature and Southeast Asian and African studies, and games in higher education. Koh directs Digitizing 'Chinese Englishmen,' a digital archival project on 19th century 'Asian Victorians' in Southeast Asia, and The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project , an online magazine of postcolonial studies. She is the designer of Trading Races, an elaborate historical role playing game designed to teach race consciousness in the undergraduate classroom, and runs the postcolonial digital humanities website and tumblr blog with Roopika Risam. She is also a core contributor to the Profhacker Column at the Chronicle of Higher Education. She has held a Duke University Humanities Writ Large Fellowship and a postdoctoral fellowship at the National University of Singapore. Find out more about her research on her academia.edu profile.

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Available for Web Design/Development Freelance Work

June 26th, 2014

If you're thinking of getting an academic website--or any website for that matter--made, please thin[...]

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Academic Bad Faith

May 9th, 2014

One of the most important concepts I have learned is what Jean-Paul Sartre has called “mauvaise foi”[...]

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Niceness, Building, and Opening the Genealogy of the Digital Humanities: Beyond the Social Contract of Humanities Computing

April 24th, 2014

My new article, "Niceness, Building, and Opening the Genealogy of the Digital Humanities: Beyond the[...]

The Political Power of Play: Keynote for Re:Humanities 2014

The Political Power of Play: Keynote for Re:Humanities 2014

April 3rd, 2014

Below are my slides for "The Political Power of Play", my keynote address for Re:Humanities 2014, an[...]