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  • Scholar Spotlight: Ian G. Williams

    Scholar Spotlight: Ian G. Williams

    Why did you apply to HASTAC? When I applied to HASTAC, I was in my second year of coursework in the PhD program in Social Welfare at the CUNY Graduate Center, taking an elective alongside required courses in social welfare policy and qualitative research methodologies. For my policy class I was exploring the emergence of […]

  • New Issue: JITP No. 22! General Issue: Looking Again

    Issue Twenty-Two: General Issue: Looking Again  Issue Editors: Courtney Dalton, Cornell University Benjamin Miller, University of Pittsburgh Michael Rifino, The Graduate Center, CUNY We are thrilled to announce Issue 22, our latest published issue on CUNY’s instance of Manifold! Read peer-reviewed and open-access articles that feature new conversations and deepen existing ones found in our archive, including […]

  • CFP: Themed Issue 23: The Liberatory Legacy of bell hooks: Pedagogies and Praxes that Heal and Disrupt

    The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Themed Issue 23:  The Liberatory Legacy of bell hooks: Pedagogies and Praxes that Heal and Disrupt Issue Editors:Nikki Fragala Barnes, University of Central FloridaSummer L. Hamilton, Pennsylvania State UniversityAsma Neblett, The Graduate Center, CUNYKush Patel, Manipal Academy of Higher EducationDanica Savonick, SUNY Cortland The Journal of Interactive Technology […]

  • Graphic Representations of Colonial and National Masculinities in the South Asian context

    Can graphic art assign agency and divinity to its subjects? Their aim, through colors and symbols, is to enthrall its audience to a world of imagination, built on fragments of reality wove into engrossing plots. Characters in graphic plots are in constant motion, animated with action or depicting a deep-felt emotion. In many ways, children’s […]

  • Chapter 1: Fast Food Civil Rights

    Chapter 1: Fast Food Civil Rights

    Today, McDonald’s has flooded every corner of the world with inexpensive fast food. But what is the untold story behind this legendary food chain? In a highly narrative tone, Marcia Chatelain paints the painful reality of the racial inequality and the fight for rights that dominated in mid-century America. Chapter 1 tells the success story […]

  • Chapter 4: Bending the Golden Arches

      In her thought-provoking book titled Franchise, Marcia Chatelain comprehensively discusses a neglected but significant history of how the franchise giant McDonald’s encroached into the poorest and segregated African American neighborhoods. Although the franchise business model was federally supported by the national leaders Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon as a remedy to improve the economic […]

  • Discussion of Numbered Lives, Ch 4: Every Step You Take (Molly Mann)

    This post is part of the HASTAC Scholars Collaborative Book Discussion on Numbered Lives: Life and Death in Quantum Media (MIT Press, 2018), by HASTAC Co-Director Jacqueline Wernimont. The book is available here. This post reviews Chapter 4, “Every Step You Take” and was peer-reviewed by Linda Luu. — As part of the larger context […]

  • Adventures in Archives!

    Today I spent most of the day rummaging around in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library in Butler Library at Columbia University.  I am new to archival research, and much enjoying this research methodology! The collection I was studying is the McDougal collection.  The collection is an extensive collection of papers from the professional documents […]

  • Collections, Provenance, and TEI with the William Blake Archive

    Collections, Provenance, and TEI with the William Blake Archive

      Collections, Provenance, and TEI with the William Blake Archive During the Spring of 2018, I served as a project assistant with the William Blake Archive. I was initially drawn to the William Blake Archive for several reasons. First, the Archive is a foundational DH project. Its depth and multi-institutional workflow serve as a model […]

  • New Feature: Schedule Future Posts on HASTAC!

    New Feature: Schedule Future Posts on HASTAC!

    Scheduling a Post The HASTAC web development team has added an exciting new possibility to our HASTAC platform: the ability to schedule posts to automatically publish in the future! Similar to scheduling tweets or other social media posts using a third-party application, users can now choose to schedule posts in advance. In this post, we […]