Liz Polcha

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Elizabeth Polcha is a PhD candidate in the English department at Northeastern University, specializing in early American and Caribbean literature and Digital Humanities. Her dissertation, "The Sable Curtain: Redaction and the Exchange of Women in Eighteenth-Century Transatlantic Print Culture," theorizes the redaction of interracial sexual encounters in colonial Caribbean writing. Elizabeth is a 2016-2017 Graduate Fellow for Northeastern's NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. She also serves as the Research and Metadata Lead for the Early Caribbean Digital Archive, and as a Research and Encoding Specialist for the Women Writers Project.

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Decolonizing Wikipedia 12/1/17

December 1 2017
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Please see below details for an upcoming Wikipedia editing event sponsored by Northeastern's Digital Scholarship Group and the Early Caribbean Digital Archive. De-colonizing Wikipedia: Editing Romantic Depictions of Colonial History and Literature When? Friday, December 1st, 2017, 11:00am - 3:00pm...
Northeastern University - Snell Library
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
United States
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