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#MLA 2016 Proposal: Repair and Reparations in Digital Public Spaces

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I prepared the following proposal for #MLA16 with Annemarie Perez, and will chair the panel. Saturday, 9 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 402, JW Marriott Repair and Reparations in Digital Public Spaces Chair/Presiding: Adeline Koh, Associate Professor, Director, DH@Stockton, Stockton U Participants: David Theo Goldberg, Professor, UC Irvine Angel David Nieves, Associate Professor, Hamilton College Annemarie Perez, […]

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

Developing a Common Language across Race Studies and the Digital Humanities


(This is my proposal for THATCamp Theory 2012.) I would like to propose a collaborative workshop to develop a common language or vocabulary between scholars of race studies (critical race studies, postcolonial studies), computer scientists and the digital humanists. What are some common terms that we use that we think in different ways? (Modularity comes up […]

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


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, […]

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 […]