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Upcoming Event: Seminar and Public Lecture by Dr. Moya Bailey (Feb. 9, 2018)

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies presents a Seminar and Public Lecture by Dr. Moya Bailey.

Dr. Bailey focuses on marginalized groups’ use of digital media to promote social justice as acts of self-affirmation and health promotion. She is interested in how race, gender, and sexuality are represented in media and medicine. She currently curates the #transformDH Tumblr initiative. She is also the digital alchemist for the Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies and the program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Northeastern University.

>LECTURE<#RobinhoodFail: The Limits of DH” A Public Lecture by Dr. Moya Bailey, Northeastern University Friday, February 9 4 pm, Arts W215, McGill University

Dr. Bailey will touch on some of the problems digital humanities projects face when financed by grant funding, discuss structural impediments to public and accessible DH projects, and propose sites of intervention that create more just processes for DH scholarship.

>SEMINAR< Friday, February 9 11 am – 1 pm, IGSF (3487 Peel, 2nd floor)

Dr. Bailey will also give a class on her paper “Transform(ing) DH Writing & Research: An Autoethnography of Digital Humanities & Feminist Ethics”. To register and get a copy of the reading, please email Kim.Reany@mcgill.ca.

Part of an IGSF event series exploring tactics of survival, resistance and resilience through engagement with art, media, and culture. For more information, please visit: tiny.cc/IGSF2018

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