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Welcome to SurvDH!

Welcome to SurvDH!

Welcome to SurvDH!

SurvDH is a community of scholars dedicated to exploring the relationship between surveillance and the humanities, using an anti-colonial framework to analyze the ethics surrounding physical and digital surveillance methods, such as the use of algorithms, biometrics, social media, search engines, smart devices, and DNA. We examine the ways in which communities experience surveillance differently, based on factors such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and socioeconomic status by developing work (research, digital projects, tutorials, lesson plans, etc.) that encourages the ethical treatment of all members of our community.

There are three ways to interact with this site:


Send us a short blog post analyzing the role of surveillance in our culture. Posts should be between 300-900 words and should engage with theories and themes pertaining to critical digital scholarship.


Tell us about opportunities for survdh scholars! Email us with CFPs, job announcements, funding opportunities, tutorials, and more.


Use to comment on our posts and to engage in dialogue with members of our community.


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