Join us! HASTAC 2017 now accepting proposals.
Submission Deadline: April 7, 2017
For the full call for proposals, submission instructions, and additional conference information, please visit hastac2017.org.
On November 2-4, 2017, we invite you to join us at the University of Central Florida to explore “The Possible Worlds of Digital Humanities.” This year, we hope to address the unsolved hard problems and explore the new opportunities of the digital humanities, including
- challenges of monolingualism within the digital humanities;
- indigenous culture, decolonial and post-colonial theory and technology;
- technology and education–open learning, peer learning, and issues of access, equity for primary and/or higher education;
- communication of knowledge, publishing, and intellectual property;
- digital cultural heritage and hegemony;
- interdisciplinary goals and conversations in digital humanities;
- digital humanities and gender, race, and other identities;
- simulation, modeling, and visualization;
- games and gaming, including for learning; and
- community development, including the importance of art and culture districts.
- PLUS project demos, digital and/or poster sessions, and a curated media arts show exhibition.
We welcome applications from scholars at all stages of their careers from all disciplines and fields, from private sector companies and public sector organizations, from artists and public intellectuals.
Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education
Monday, March 6, 2017 | 2 pm - 4 pm EST | The Graduate Center, Skylight Room (9100)
Event Livestream: bit.ly/fight4edu-live
Full details at: bit.ly/fight4edu-global
Twitter chat (led by HASTAC Scholars), 4-5pm EST, #fight4edu
Please join us for a roundtable discussion on “Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education," in which we will share strategies across the globe and highlight the urgent need for abolition and decolonial education. The discussion will (re)focus our collective attention on how the university can be repurposed to serve the larger public towards liberatory ends.
Speakers will include Marianna Poyares (The New School); Zandi Radebe (University of South Africa); Cleopatra Funzani Mtembu (University of South Africa); Zee Dempster (Graduate Center, CUNY); Eve Tuck (Ontario Institute for Education Studies); and Arianna Martinez (LaGuardia Community College, CUNY). Moderator: Allison Guess (Futures Initiative Fellow, GC Doctoral Student in Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geography).
Co-sponsored by HASTAC as well as the following initiatives at The Graduate Center, CUNY: The Center for Place, Culture and Politics, Women of Color Network, the Center for the Humanities.
Announcing a New HASTAC Publication
Open-access digital version available at:
We are very proud to announce the publication of Structuring Equality: A Handbook to Student-Centered Learning and Teaching Practices by the Graduate Center (CUNY) Learning Collective and edited by a team of undergraduate students from throughout the City University of New York. Published with generous support from the Teagle Foundation, the book includes essays, lesson plans, and assignments that turn the principles and theories of engaged, active learning into ways to structure equality in the classroom and throughout academe.
A HASTAC Publication. A collaboration between the Futures Initiative, the Graduate Center, CUNY, and HASTAC @ Duke. The book will also be published on Amazon and made available for free download as a PDF (forthcoming).