Next Week: Public Talk and Workshop with Dr. Marisa Parham
Register by Monday, Feb. 3 for Hands-On Workshop
January 30, 2020 2:04 PM
Haunted Scholarship: Using Born-Digital Writing and Experimental Digital Projects in the Humanities Classroom
Mark your calendars for this exciting pair of events announced by the Inclusion Imperative:
Please join us for this Humanities Teaching Lab (HTLab), a Public Talk
at UMBC, led by Dr. Marisa Parham
, Professor of English, Amherst College, and Director of the Immersive Reality Lab for the Humanities
In her talk, "Breaking, Dancing, and Making Black Lives in the Digital Humanities," Dr.
Parham will discuss what might be made possible at the intersection
between Black expressive traditions, digital humanities, and electronic
literature, with an eye to describing the “why” of the projects she has
recently completed, which can be found here.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
University Center, Room 310
Friday, February 7, 2020
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Performing Arts & Humanities Building, Room 216
is Professor of English at Amherst College, and directs the Immersive Reality Lab for the Humanities (irLh
), an independent workgroup for digital and experimental humanities. irLh
and incubates digital projects for AR, VR, and screen, and generally
supports the work of digital scholars. Parham also serves as one of two
faculty diversity and inclusion officers (FDIO) at Amherst College. She
is the author of Haunting and Displacement in African-American Literature and Culture, The African-American Student’s Guide to College
, and is co-editor of Theorizing Glissant: Sites and Citation
Her current teaching and research projects focus on texts and
technologies that problematize assumptions about time, space, and bodily
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