Race and the Digital Humanities with Adeline Koh

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm | University of California, Santa Barbara Department of English South Hall 2509

We will be screening Adeline Koh’s pre-recorded NITLE seminar, “Race and the Digital Humanities: An Introduction.” Professor Koh will be participating in the screening from Duke, and will be live-tweeting as we watch the seminar and respond to questions and comments. This will be an especially helpful event for those interested in the intersections of race and the digital but who may or may not have ventured into those arenas yet.

Bring your computers, tablets, smart phones, or use the studio’s computers! This event will be interactive, and with both the seminar and the tweet stream projected simultaneously. A short discussion will follow. If you cannot attend the event in South Hall but wish to participate remotely, you are also welcome to watch the recording on your own and tweet — use the hashtag: #racedh

Professor Koh  has also archived materials related to the talk that may be of interest, including slides and links on her blog.

Looking forward to seeing everyone and engaging in a lively discussion in-person and online!

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Biography of Professor Koh:

Adeline Koh is an assistant professor of literature at Richard Stockton College and is a visiting faculty fellow under the Duke University Humanities Writ Large Program in academic year 2012-2013. She completed her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan and, following that, held a postdoctoral fellowship in the English Language and Literature department at the National University of Singapore. Her research and teaching interests include 19th and 20th Century British and Anglophone Literature, Southeast Asian and African Literature, Global Feminisms, and the Digital Humanities.

Koh is also a core contributor to the Profhacker column in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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