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"Markup the Bodies: African Diaspora, Ph.D. and Blogging Slavery as Radical Media"

Thursday, February 13, 2014
12:00 AM
Institute for the Humanities, 202 S. Thayer, #1022, Ann Arbor

Part of the Digital Environments Research Series

Jessica Marie Johnson is assistant professor of history at Michigan State University. Since 2008, she has curated the blog African Diaspora, Ph.D., a digital humanities resource highlighting research, teaching, scholarship, and scholars in the field of Atlantic African Diaspora history. Her research and teaching encompasses the study of women, gender, and sexuality during the period of Atlantic slavery, as well as digital media-making, social media, and digital history. 

In this lecture, Johnson will be discussing the blog, slavery, scholarly production, power, and doing difficult histories online.