Category: Feminism

Bodies of Information: Feminist Debates in Digital Humanities

I’m delighted that we’ve reached the stage where we are sending out the full manuscript for review and beginning the peer-to-peer review process for the newest volume in the Debates in DH series: Bodies of Information. On a day when there is continuing bad news from 45’s administration, including the reprehensible effort to cut food…

Feminist Infrastructure as Metamorphic Infrastructure

I’m one of five women on a panel about Feminist Infrastructure at the Digital Humanities annual conference taking place now in Krakow, Poland. Due to other obligations, I’m here in the states, but my virtual presence will be manifest with little movie presentation. Related: not keen that this panel and so many others have been…

Working Bibl: Ethics of Care

UC Santa Barbara Humanities Center series “Value of Care” (podcasts incl) UNESCO Women Philosopher’s Journal Vol 1 (focus on issues of ‘care’ and ‘difference’) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002131/213131e.pdf Adams, C. and Donovan, J. The Feminist Care Tradition in Animal Ethics. New York:  Columbia University Press, 2007. Bailey, Moya. #transform(ing)DH Writing and Research: An Autoethnography of Digital Humanities and Feminist Ethics (DHQ…

Work in Progress: Eugenic Rubicon

I’m currently working on a number of different ways to present materials from the Eugenic Rubicon project. This is my first attempt at working with a TimelineJS – it’s imperfect because time is actually not the critical factor here for me, but I appreciate the way it allows me to lay out the material and…

DataPLAY Debuts

FemTechNet’s signal/noise conference, held in Ann Arbor (MI) this weekend, hosted the debut of Vibrant Lives’ DataPLAY. Below is our playbill, which evokes early American playbills that were used to advertise formal theatrical events as well as technological experiences and new medical practices, like those at the World’s Fair or in smaller traveling techno-operas and shows.…

The data playground we sort of knew we were making

A quick overview Last weekend Vibrant Lives premiered three new sculptures commissioned by the Mesa Arts Center. The sculptures, created in collaboration with local artist Bobby Zokaites, were designed to give people a larger-scale experience of real time data shed than we had done in previous events. We consciously chose materials and shapes that would…