Friday: Data, Social Justice, and the Humanities Conference | University of Michigan

Data, Social Justice, and the Humanities Conference at University of Michigan:

Contemporary humanities scholarship continues to be challenged by the volume, pervasiveness, and instability of digital source materials, as well as by the need to develop methods, tools, and analytical frameworks for digital data. These transformations to scholarly inquiry and communication provide a timely…

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Online Now! “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans” by Me (@jmjafrx)

New Pub: “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans” by Me (@jmjafrx)

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VERY EXCITED to announce this….

My journal article, “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans: Kinship and Race in the Case of María Teresa v. Perine Dauphine,” is in the next issue of Slavery & Abolition…and it is LIVE online RIGHT NOW at Taylor & Francis.

Jessica Marie Johnson, “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans: Kinship and Race in the Case of María Teresa v. Perine…

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Happening Now: African Diaspora 2.0 | The Harriet Tubman Institute

Happening Now: African Diaspora 2.0 | The Harriet Tubman Institute

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September 26-28, 2014 in Toronto:

“The Harriet Tubman Institute and the Concordia’s Centre for Oral History & Digital Storytellingpresent: “African Diaspora 2.0: Oral Sources and Digital Humanities.”  This workshop will connect scholars and community historians of Africana studies with digital specialists to discuss how to make past and present oral narratives of people within the African…

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