postcolonial digital humanities: from hashtag to movement

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My part of my presentation for "Scholarly Writing in the Digital Milieu" at Emory's Center for Faculty Development and Excellence! http://cfde.emory.edu/workshops/calendar.html?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D108883238%26view%3Devent%26-childview%3D

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  • 1. ! ! Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam! ! Postcolonial Digital Humanities From Hashtag to Movement !1 @adelinekoh & @roopikarisam
  • 2. #DHPoco Postcolonial Digital Humanities" Started by Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam" How can we draw methodologies from both elds to usefully create a new one? !2
  • 3. #DHPoco: How it Began @adelinekoh !3
  • 4. #DHPoco Began with a Twitter hashtag" Coproduction with Roopika Risam (@roopikarisam), assistant prof. of world literature at Salem State University @adelinekoh !4
  • 5. #DHPoco: How it Began @adelinekoh Tumblr: http://dhpoco.tumblr.com !5
  • 6. #DHPoco Comics @adelinekoh #DHPoco Comics: http://dhpoco.tumblr.com/tagged/comics !6
  • 7. #DHPoco Comics @adelinekoh !7 Join us #GWWI ALL DAY March 18
  • 8. dhpoco.org !8
  • 9. And nally #DHPoco: The Book! Hopefully forthcoming 2015. !9
  • 10. Mission Statement Technology is not culturally neutral" Technology contains global structural inequalities @adelinekoh !10
  • 11. #DHPoco Core Tenets productive intersections between ! postcolonial studies and digital humanities @adelinekoh !11
  • 12. Intersections Masters Tools" Masters Language" Human versus Computational Languages @adelinekoh !12
  • 13. #DHPoco Emergent eld of study" Draws from postcolonial studies and digital humanities" Goals:" Decolonizing digital products and cultures" Foregrounding anticolonial thought" Disrupting narratives of technological and global progress @adelinekoh !13
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  • 16. UN Women Awareness @adelinekoh !16
  • 17. Algorithms as Social Mirror? Anna Jobin (@annajobin) asks: Who is in charge when algorithms are in charge? " @annajobin: Algorithms are more than a technological issue: they involve not only automated data analysis, but also decision-making. @adelinekoh !17
  • 18. Projects #DHPoco website" dhpoco.org" ! Accepting Submissions! @adelinekoh !18
  • 19. !19 Join us tomorrow! 10 am to 12 noon in the commons area on the first floor of the Woodruff Library (outside of Jazzman's Caf) Tweet using #GWWI Sign up at:
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