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Digital Activism In and Outside the Classroom Workshop

This event is hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Rochester and sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor through an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Workshop participants will discuss works-in-progress that they have peer-reviewed (in pairs) on Perusall between March 15-30. Faculty will facilitate the live group discussions.
Workshop participants:
1.  Emil Corb (Williams College, US): "Poverty and Class in the Search Engine: A Case Study for Shaping Museum Collection Data Around Issues of Equity."
2.  Elizabeth Gleesing (Syracuse University, US): Counter-Surveillant Constraint in Digital Documentary Media."
3.  Qamar Jafri (RMIT University, Australia): "Covid-19 and Higher Education: Youth Activism for E-Pedagogy Rights in Pakistan."
4.  Leng Junxiao (University of Tokyo, Japan): "Connections Behind Sexual Violence: Space, Trauma, and Protest in Japan's Flower Demonstration."
5.  Carrie Karsgaard (University of Alberta, Canada): "Protecting West Coast Lifestyles on Coast Salish Territory: Vancouver-Based Pipeline Resistance on Instagram."
6.  Azalia Muchransyah (SUNY Buffalo, US): "HIV PARA-DOC: Media Activism and the Paradoxes of HIV Advocacy in Indonesia."
7.  Rukimani PV (University of Rochester, US): "'Deportation Terror' and the Production of Counter-Surveillance Technologies as a Performative Methodological Strategy of Resistance."
8.  Dakoda Trithara (University of Calgary, Canada): "'Does this Unit Have a Soul?': Game Developers' Perspective on Creating Worlds for Digital Activism."


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Friday, April 2 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm

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