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


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  • Speaker: Jessica Marie Johnson, Michigan State U.
  • Host Department: Institute for the Humanities
  • Date: 02/13/2014
  • Time: 12:30PM - 2:00PM

  • Location: Institute for the Humanities, 202 S. Thayer, #1022, Ann Arbor

  • Jessica Marie Johnson
  • Description:

    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.

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