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Melissa Villa-Nicholas-img-4/24/2014 - 8:22pm
By Melissa Nicholas on Apr 24th, 2014
I'm a doctoral student in Library and Information Science by day, teaching classes such as Race, Gender, and Information Technology and working on...
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By Megan Farnel on Apr 24th, 2014
Alright, so I'm playing a bit of catch-up with my daily blogging goal. I blame my birthday for the fact that I'm behind, and I'm sticking to that!
By Marcy Tanter on Apr 23rd, 2014
I'm at the end of the semester, finishing up teaching a senior seminar/capstone course on Emily Dickinson.  The last thing we did was to look at...
By Michelle Moravec on Apr 23rd, 2014
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cross posted from my blogproject also covered in prior HASTAC post Talk for Philly Queer Media 
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By Megan Farnel on Apr 22nd, 2014
I’m experiencing a lot of anxiety about the fact that I skipped a day of blogging yesterday when I was so close to meeting my goal, but alas. Instead...
Ann Kremen-img-4/20/2014 - 7:06pm
By Ann Kremen on Apr 20th, 2014
To say that the way that we work has changed in the last decade seems a redundancy, not to mention an oversimplification of the way that all our life...
FionaB-img-4/21/2014 - 12:39am
By Marlena Morshead on Apr 20th, 2014
In my last blog post I finished with the question what makes Our Second Life special? Why are these boys famous on YouTube and not others? I can...
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By Cathy Davidson on Apr 20th, 2014
Usually when my blogs are a "response to the New York Times,"  it is to disagree, push back, emend, quibble, or rant.   Today, I am...
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By Megan Farnel on Apr 20th, 2014
Okay, so even though I’m so close to the end of my month of daily blogging, I nearly didn’t get anything written today. For some reason, all the...
By Harlan Kellaway on Apr 19th, 2014
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The wonderful  Jack Gieseking and Jessa Lingel put together the inaugural Queer Internet Studies Conference (QIS2014) for April 4th,...
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By Megan Farnel on Apr 19th, 2014
Okay, I have a confession. I’m still really upset that Television Without Pity got shut down. And it’s a possibility that this entire post may be my...
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By Megan Farnel on Apr 17th, 2014
So, I'm pretty sure the only thing that got me to finish a draft of this section ahead of even my own schedule was the jealousy I felt about watching...
FionaB-img-4/18/2014 - 11:16am
By Eugenia Zobel de Ayala on Apr 17th, 2014
 In his book Half-Real, video game researcherJesper Jule outlines his theory on video games being half real: real rules that the operator must...
jluthy-img-4/17/2014 - 12:03pm
By Jade Luthy on Apr 17th, 2014
There are thousands of interesting and unique ways to give a presentation with the use of technology. I was given a rather open-ended assignment that...
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By Megan Farnel on Apr 16th, 2014
First, a warning: this post, and the article I link to within it, contains spoilers for series two and three of BBC’s Sherlock. Stop reading now if...