Category: Literature & Language

  • 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 […]

  • Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English in Medieval and/or Early Modern British literature and culture, with expertise in Digital Humanities, Race, Inequality, and Social Justice

      The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position requiring expertise in medieval and/or early modern British literature and culture, race, social justice, and Digital Humanities. Expertise in book history is also desirable. Our department is participating in a College cluster hire for a group of faculty who specialize […]

  • Us in Flux, a second cycle on reimagining community

    Us in Flux, a second cycle on reimagining community

    In the uncertain and roiling spring and summer of 2020, the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University published Us in Flux, a series of stories and events about community, collaboration, and collective imagination in the face of transformative change. We wanted to follow threads of hope in myriad directions, and were […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Public + Digital Humanities

    Public + Digital Humanities

    What happens when a media production specialist and literature educator work together? We decide to make a video-based mural of the different counties in our home state where we invite folks to pointedly recognize and celebrate the diversity around us. Margaret Baker (PhD student in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media at NC State University) and I […]