Tag Archives: archival silence

From Print to Digital: Reconfiguring Postcolonial Knowledge

From Print to Digital: Reconfiguring Postcolonial Knowledge  The following is a lightning talk that I gave at two venues: (1) the “Decolonizing DH” panel at the Modern Language Association annual meeting in 2014, and (2) at “Sorting the Digital Humanities Out,” a workshop convened by Patrik Svensson (@patriksv) at HUMLab, Umea, Sweden. I am currently working […]

#tooFEW: Feminists Engage Wikipedia together!

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  Help us storm Wikipedia! In celebration of Women’s History Month and WikiWomen’s History Month, groups across the United States are organizing both virtual and in-person meet-ups to edit Wikipedia to include more perspectives on women and people of color on Friday: #tooFEW—a feministWikipedia edit-a-thon!  Originally conceived of as part of a virtual way to connect the […]

MLA 2013: Navigating Archival Silence: Creating a Nineteenth Century Postcolonial Archive

Below are the slides to my 10 minute presentation, “Navigating Archival Silence: Creating a Nineteenth Century Postcolonial Archive” presented at the 2013 Modern Language Association annual meeting. The presentation is part of the panel “Representing Race: Silence in the Digital Humanities.”  Navigating Archival Silence koh mla 2013 from Adeline Koh

More Hack, Less Yack?: Modularity, Theory and Habitus in the Digital Humanities

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One of the most prevalent debates within the Digital Humanities (DH) is the idea that practitioners should just go about doing rather than talking, or to practice “more hack, less yack.” In other words, instead of pontificating and problematizing, DH scholars should be more concerned with making stuff, and making stuff happen. The “more hack, […]

The Failure of Feminism in Digital Archives?: A NWSA 2012 Roundtable

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The following roundtable has been accepted for the National Women Studies Association Annual Conference in Oakland, CA November 2012! The Failure of Feminism in Digital Archives? Panel Convener: Adeline Koh (@adelinekoh) Panelists: Adeline Koh (@adelinekoh), Jacqueline Wernimont (@profwernimont), Katherine D. Harris (@triproftri), Deborah Gussman (@debgussman) Moderator: Karen Alexander (@karenfalexander) Abstract: In the past thirty years, […]

An MLA13 Proposal: Representing Race: Silence in the Digital Humanities

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Update Dec 30: Unfortunately Moya Bailey will not be attending the MLA; however, she has posted a brief abstract of her remarks, “Digital Alchemy: The Transformative Magic of Women of Color Online,” here.  Update Oct 18: This will be session #s239, Friday, 4 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Gardner, Sheraton.  Update May 15: This roundtable has been accepted for presentation at […]

Addressing Archival Silence on 19th Century Colonialism – Part 2: Creating a Nineteenth Century “Postcolonial” Archive

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Can the Subaltern Speak in the digital archive? This is the second of two posts on “Addressing Archival Silence on 19th Century Colonialism.” Readers may be interested in reading Natalia Cecire’s storify of the conversation over twitter and blog posts by Roger Whitson and Katherine Harris to follow up on the discussion. See part 1 […]