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Eubanks is the cofounder of Our Knowledge, Our Power (OKOP), a grassroots anti-poverty and welfare rights organization, and teaches in the Department of Women’s Studies at the University at Albany, SUNY. She edited the cyberfeminist ‘zine Brillo and was active in the community technology center movements in the San Francisco Bay Area and Troy, NY.
Members of the public and the Five-College digital humanities community are invited to this showcase of new and ongoing digital humanities work by Five College faculty and staff. Click for a full schedule of the day's events.
Lecture by Paolo Cherchi Usai, Senior Curator of Motion Pictures and Director of the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at the George Eastman House, co-founder of the Pordenone Silent Film Festival, and the author of several books, including The Death of Cinema (2001). Dr. Usai's lecture will explore the digital future of analog cinema.
Public symposium that brings together three key scholars in the field to describe their work and discuss intellectual questions that have shaped their approach to digital humanities. The visiting speakers for this opening event will be Jeffrey Schnapp, Professor of Romance Languages & Literature and Director of the metaLAB at Harvard University; Tara McPherson, Associate Professor of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California; and Joan Saab, Associate Professor of Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Rochester.
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Women, Water and Waterwheel Suzon Fuks will introduce Waterwheel, a collaborative online venue she created for streaming, mixing and sharing media & ideas about water. The platform aims to raise awareness, celebration, care & accessibility of water everywhere.
Sexual/Digital Revolution: Women Directors, Alternative Relationships, and 21st Century Independent Filmmaking Maria San Filippo looks at new technologies in digital filming and distribution have forged a DIY, politicized production culture generative of new and unconventional ways of screening and perceiving sexuality. San Filippo's talk focuses on the recent work by independent women filmmakers to contemplate alternative approaches to sex and relationships, including bisexuality, polyamory, nonmonogamy, and BDSM.
Kristine Hanna's work focuses on developing collaborative and long lasting relationships with partners to further the mission of the Internet Archive. She works with institutions and foundations to fund and implement existing and/or new projects and programs; including Archive-It, a web archiving service first deployed in 2006 and currently used by over 150 institutions in 44 states.
This hands-on workshop will teach participants how to use Omeka, a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. Omeka can be easily adapted for use by both individuals and groups to publish scholarship, share collections, mount digital exhibits, and build learning modules for use in the classroom.