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Propose a THATCamp Session!

Feb 20th, 2013 | By

Plans for THATCamp Southeast, to be held March 9th & 10th, are moving right along.  The organizers (myself included!) are very happy to announce two things: It’s time to Propose a Session!  Please check this link and think about what YOU want to use THATCamp to accomplish.  Then propose something related to it! We are

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Anticipating THATCamp

Feb 11th, 2013 | By
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I’ve been a member of the digital humanities community here at Georgia Tech for the past year and a half (+!) and yet here I am, THATCamp-less.  It’s a shame.  I’m ashamed!  THATCamp is one of the hallmarks of what we at the Brittain Fellowship try to do on a regular basis: to get smart

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Hate Studies and the Holocaust Memorial Museum

Oct 17th, 2012 | By
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What is hate, and how do we combat it?  Recently, I attended a symposium organized by Gonzaga University’s Institute for Hate Studies and American University’s Washington College of Law.  The symposium was on “Hate and Political Discourse” and was organized by John Shuford and Robert Tsai in honor of the Journal of Hate Studies 10th

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Hybrid Pedagogy- Definition and Documentation

Feb 29th, 2012 | By

Pushing for Definitions along the Fuzzy Boundaries of Hybridity Last week in our Brittain Fellow research seminar on Hybrid Pedagogy, we discussed definition and documentation.  What would an Encyclopedia of Hybrid Pedagogy look like?  What kinds of entries would be necessary?  These were the questions that prompted our discussion. We brainstormed a list of possible

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WOVEN Field Trip

Jan 18th, 2012 | By

To cap off my introductory week with my new 1102 students I decided to do a field trip. The general trajectory of my first week was a sort of “show not tell” conceptual introduction to the course (with the incredibly important yet always boring syllabus day in the middle). In order to introduce course concepts

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Notes from National Women’s Studies Association

Nov 25th, 2011 | By

Normally, I would sit down to write a blog of this sort saying I’d “just returned” from a particular conference.  However, that language doesn’t really work this year as I was lucky enough to move to Atlanta just before this year’s National Women’s Studies Association annual conference.  This year it was a 20 minute train

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D-Ped 10/12/11 The Digital Divide

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

Hello all, The digital divide!  This week we  question how issues of power, privilege, and access intersect and collide with categories like race and class.  While “the digital divide” is commonly discussed in terms of global access, we would like to limit our examination of the phenomenon to America for this session. There are, of

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Hello! (Better Late than Never!)

Sep 13th, 2011 | By

Another new Britt!   I’m excited to be here at Georgia Tech this fall, and looking forward to working with the group of students I have this semester.  As promised, they are a great bunch (although we’re still in the honeymoon phase pre-grading!)  Prior to arriving here I taught writing and literature at Colorado State

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