May 07

Lisa Nakamura to Keynote Network Detroit 2015

We are excited to announce that Lisa Nakamura will deliver the keynote for Network Detroit 2015 at the Detroit Historical Museum.

Lisa Nakamura

Dr. Nakamura is the Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor of American Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  She is the Coordinator of the Digital Studies Program at the University of Michigan and co-Faciliator of FemTechNet, (, a network of feminist scholars, teachers, artists, and activists who work on technology.  She has been researching racism, sexism, the Internet, and gaming since 1995 and her books and open-access shorter pieces are available at   Her new monograph on social inequality in digital media culture, entitled Workers Without Bodies: Towards a Theory of Race and Digital Labor will be published by University of Minnesota Press. You can also keep up with Dr. Nakamura’s work on Twitter: @lnakamur.



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Apr 07

Network Detroit 2015 CFP is open

The Call for Papers for Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice 2015 is now live! If you joined us before, we hope you will return (and bring another colleague). Please read the CFP and submit. (Also check out the programs from 2013 and 2014 to see what the conference is all about.)

We have lots of exciting announcements in store, including new events in Detroit, but for now we would like to publicize the return of the student poster competition, which will showcase the digital humanities work of undergraduate and graduate students.

More exciting news is coming soon, including the announcement of this year’s keynote speaker. For the latest news, follow us on Twitter @detroitdh, like us on Facebook, and keep visiting the website.

Jan 22

Network Detroit 2015 will be September 25th

Planning for Network Detroit 2015 has begun. Follow @detroitdh on Twitter and watch this space for updates.

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