Category: Digital Humanities

  • HASTAC Scholars Application Link Here (Due Nov 15)

    HASTAC Scholars 2022 – 2024Applications Are Open!The deadline to apply has been extended.Applications for the 2022-2024 Cohort are due  Tuesday, November 15th.Join a community of scholars dedicated to rethinking pedagogy, learning, research, and the role of higher education today. The HASTAC Scholars program is an innovative student-driven community of graduate and undergraduate students. This year, scholars will be participating […]

  • Call for Participation: The 2nd African Electronic Literature Alliance International Workshop Conference (AELAIWC2022)

    Call for Participation: The 2nd African Electronic Literature Alliance International Workshop Conference (AELAIWC2022)

      AELAIWC 2022: Call for Participation The Centre for Digital Humanities University of Lagos (CEDHUL), Nigeria  in conjunction with African Electronic Literature Alliance & African Diasporic Electronic Alliance (AELA&ADELI)  Organises  The 2nd African Electronic Literature Alliance International Workshop Conference (AELAIWC2022)    Theme: E-Literary Procedural Creativity on Digital platforms and Metaverse/création numérique procédurale de la Littérature […]

  • Images of Enclosure

    Images of Enclosure

    When I first began researching madwomen, my search began in literature. I combed through books, short stories, and poetry across periods. I found so much madness not only in the characters but in the writers’ own lives. Writing, after all, is an extension of ourselves and our circumstances. If so many female writers were experiencing […]

  • Medea’s Righteous Anger

    Medea’s Righteous Anger

    “We are not goddesses or matriarchs or edifices of divine forgiveness; we are not fiery fingers of judgment or instruments of flagellation; we are women forced back always upon our woman’s power”  Audre Lorde    The quote above comes from Audre Lorde’s essay “Uses of Anger,” where she argues that anger is a powerful force […]

  • My lack of “pen” still creates

    My lack of “pen” still creates

    “Indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman” -Virginia Woolf I’ve been asked why I decided to do my thesis project in blog form as a digital humanities project. It’s a question I asked myself repeatedly while I was planning and preparing for […]

  • Mad/Woman

    Mad/Woman

    What is a madwoman? My simple definition is that it is made up of the two words “mad” and “woman”. Both terms open up a variety of meanings depending on language/culture, societal norms, and beliefs. I will attempt to give my definitions for these terms within the scope of my project in as concise terms […]

  • The Mythos of Lilith: a collection of madwomen

    The Mythos of Lilith: a collection of madwomen

    This series of blogs is born out of both love and anger. It is with the utmost tender love and precious care that I weave these stories, yet I am angered that I have to. Beginnings are hard for me. I want to jump right into the middle of the action and figure it out […]

  • On mapping

    On mapping

      “Maps are not territory; they are spaces, spaces to be crossed and recrossed and experienced from every angle. The only way to understand a map is to get down into it, to play at the edges, to jump into the center and back out again. We need to trace and retrace its lines by […]

  • New ebook—Sickness, Systems, Solidarity: A Pandemics and Games Essay Jam

    New ebook—Sickness, Systems, Solidarity: A Pandemics and Games Essay Jam

    The Center for Science and the Imagination and Critical Distance are proud to announce the publication of Sickness, Systems, Solidarity, a collection of essays exploring how the experience of the pandemic has changed our relationships to games and gaming. The global cataclysm of COVID-19, and the quarantines and social distancing that have accompanied the still-unfolding […]

  • Scholar Spotlight: Kelsey Virginia Dufresne

    Scholar Spotlight: Kelsey Virginia Dufresne

    1. Why did you apply to HASTAC?  I applied to HASTAC because I started learning about and practicing in digital humanities a few years ago (at the start of my graduate work) – and I have since then been craving a community of practice.  2. What has been your favorite course so far as an instructor […]