[PAST EVENT] Omeka for Social Justice: Digital Humanities Projects for Public Engagement

October 25, 2016
Swem Library, Ford Classroom
400 Landrum Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location

The workshop is open to all faculty, librarians, graduate students, and interested undergraduates.  Please RSVP to lizlosh@wm.edu in advance.
Roopika Risam is an assistant professor of English at Salem State University. Her research focuses on the untold stories and unheard voices in the digital cultural record, with an emphasis on postcolonial cultures and the African diaspora. Risam's monograph, Postcolonial Digital Humanities: Theory, Praxis, and Pedagogy, which explores the intersections of postcolonial studies and digital humanities, is under contract with Northwestern University Press. Her digital projects include The Harlem Shadows Project, a critical edition of Claude McKay's poetry, and Social Justice and the Digital Humanities, a resource for digital project design. Risam's scholarship has recently appeared in Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016, First Monday, Digital Humanities Quarterly, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Ada, International Journal of E-Politics, Left History, and South Asian Review.