Lisa Nakamura — “The Digital Afterlife of This Bridge Called My Back: Woman of Color Theory and Activism on Social Media”
We are very pleased to announce that the archived video from Professor Lisa Nakamura’s recent PACTAC presentation, titled “The Digital Afterlife of This Bridge Called My Back: Woman of Color Theory and Activism on Social Media,” is now available at the PACTAC website:
In addition to the video of Professor Nakamura’s presentation, the audio version of the discussion period is also available.
Lisa Nakamura is the Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor in the Department of American Culture and the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is co-facilitator of the FemTechNet Project, a network of educators, activists, librarians, and researchers interested in digital feminist pedagogy, and is Coordinator of Digital Studies at the University of Michigan. Her recent books include Race After the Internet (Routledge, 2011) and Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet (University of Minnesota, 2007). She has been writing about digital media since 1994.
Sponsored by the Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (PACTAC), The Maker Lab in the Humanities, and the Digital Humanities Committee.