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Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam!
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Postcolonial Digital
Humanities
From Hashtag to Movement
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@adelinekoh & @roopikaris...
#DHPoco
❖ “Postcolonial Digital Humanities”"
❖ Started by Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam"
❖ How can we draw methodologies f...
#DHPoco: How it Began
@adelinekoh
!3
#DHPoco
❖ Began with a Twitter hashtag"
❖ Coproduction with Roopika Risam (@roopikarisam),
assistant prof. of world litera...
#DHPoco: How it Began
@adelinekoh
Tumblr: http://dhpoco.tumblr.com
!5
#DHPoco Comics
@adelinekoh
#DHPoco Comics: http://dhpoco.tumblr.com/tagged/comics
!6
#DHPoco Comics
@adelinekoh
!7
Join us #GWWI ALL DAY March 18
dhpoco.org
!8
And finally…
#DHPoco:
The Book!
Hopefully forthcoming 2015.
!9
Mission Statement
Technology is not culturally
neutral"
Technology contains global
structural inequalities
@adelinekoh
!10
#DHPoco Core Tenets
productive intersections between !
postcolonial studies and digital humanities
@adelinekoh
!11
Intersections
Master’s Tools"
Master’s Language"
Human versus Computational
Languages
@adelinekoh
!12
#DHPoco
❖ Emergent field of study"
❖ Draws from postcolonial studies and digital humanities"
❖ Goals:"
❖ Decolonizing digit...
!14
!15
UN Women Awareness
@adelinekoh
!16
Algorithms as Social Mirror?
❖ Anna Jobin (@annajobin) asks: “Who is in charge when
algorithms are in charge?” "
❖ @annajo...
Projects
#DHPoco website"
dhpoco.org"
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Accepting Submissions!
@adelinekoh
!18
!19
Join us tomorrow!
10 am to 12 noon in the commons area on the
first floor of the Woodruff Library (outside of Jazzman'...
!20
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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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Postcolonial Digital Humanities: From Hashtag to Movement

  1. 1. ! ! Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam! ! Postcolonial Digital Humanities From Hashtag to Movement !1 @adelinekoh & @roopikarisam
  2. 2. #DHPoco ❖ “Postcolonial Digital Humanities”" ❖ Started by Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam" ❖ How can we draw methodologies from both fields to usefully create a new one? !2
  3. 3. #DHPoco: How it Began @adelinekoh !3
  4. 4. #DHPoco ❖ Began with a Twitter hashtag" ❖ Coproduction with Roopika Risam (@roopikarisam), assistant prof. of world literature at Salem State University @adelinekoh !4
  5. 5. #DHPoco: How it Began @adelinekoh Tumblr: http://dhpoco.tumblr.com !5
  6. 6. #DHPoco Comics @adelinekoh #DHPoco Comics: http://dhpoco.tumblr.com/tagged/comics !6
  7. 7. #DHPoco Comics @adelinekoh !7 Join us #GWWI ALL DAY March 18
  8. 8. dhpoco.org !8
  9. 9. And finally… #DHPoco: The Book! Hopefully forthcoming 2015. !9
  10. 10. Mission Statement Technology is not culturally neutral" Technology contains global structural inequalities @adelinekoh !10
  11. 11. #DHPoco Core Tenets productive intersections between ! postcolonial studies and digital humanities @adelinekoh !11
  12. 12. Intersections Master’s Tools" Master’s Language" Human versus Computational Languages @adelinekoh !12
  13. 13. #DHPoco ❖ Emergent field 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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  15. 15. !15
  16. 16. UN Women Awareness @adelinekoh !16
  17. 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. 18. Projects #DHPoco website" dhpoco.org" ! Accepting Submissions! @adelinekoh !18
  19. 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 Café) Tweet using #GWWI Sign up at:
  20. 20. !20
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