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 […]
Now for the next step after the postcolonial digital humanities tumblr: the #DHPoco website. Roopika and I hope this will become the space for more concentrated inquiry into the possibilities and shape of this new field. Check out our mission statement and founding principles. We gladly consider submissions.
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 […]
The first of hopefully many more with my co-conspirator, Roopika Risam!
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
This are the live tweets from a NITLE presentation that I gave on 16 November 2012. Slides and links mentioned can be found here: http://www.adelinekoh.org/blog/2012/11/16/race-and-the-digital-humanities-an-introduction-nitle-seminar/
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 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]