FRIDAY: Me (@jmjafrx) + More! at Caribbean Digital NYC 2016! #SXCD2016

Caribbean Digital is FRIDAY!!!!! Yessssss!!!!

Looking forward to joining mi gente on Friday in NYC and moderating the session “Tales From the Archive” featuring the amazing Marlene L. Daut, Schuyler Esprit, and Keja Valens.

Abstracts and discussion questions/provocations are already live so visit the site to read more. Then engage with us RIGHT NOW (no, really, like…right now!), remotely, using the hashtag #SXCD2016.

2 December 2016
Maison Française | Columbia University

Over the course of this day of multiform panel presentations, we will engage critically with the digital as praxis, reflecting on the challenges and opportunities presented by the media technologies that evermore intensely reconfigure the social, historical, and geo-political contours of the Caribbean and its diasporas. Presenters will consider the affordances and limitations of the digital with respect to a wide range of disciplines and methodologies. Discussions will pick up themes addressed in our 2014 inaugural event, our focused conversations at last year’s colloquium, as well as in a special section of sx archipelagos, the peer-reviewed Small Axe Project publishing platform dedicated to Caribbean digital scholarship and scholarship of the Caribbean digital.

Please take the time to explore our site. For each of the conference panels, our generous discussants have proposed differing “ways in” to their respective sessions – some engage pointedly the specifics of panelists’ interventions, while others evoke broader questions about the Caribbean (and the) digital. We have placed these discussion questions below the panel abstracts.

Also plan to join us on Thursday, 1 December, 4-6PM at the Studio@Butler for an information session and workshop devoted to multimedia mapping project In the Same Boats: Toward an Intellectual Cartography of the Afro-Atlantic.

#SXCD2016

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Visit: Caribbean Digital NYC 2016

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