HowToCollege, Part One

HowToCollege, Part One

Considering the profound impact the Indie EdTech DataJam conference at Davidson College has had on my summer work and even the layout of this blog, it has been strangely missing from my reflections. I’m writing about it now having just come off of the first prototyping session with CNDLS (Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship) and some amazing friends I met at the conference—an event I’ve been itching to write about since we finished up a few Fridays…

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Reflecting on Claudia Rankine’s reading of Citizen

Reflecting on Claudia Rankine’s reading of Citizen

Today, I was lucky to see the poet Claudia Rankine read from her latest work, Citizen. Prior to the reading, I had read and discussed the book as a part of my Literary History II course. I struggled with the text at first. When I first picked up Citizen, I did not understand its style; it seemed too postmodern, disjointed, with decontextualized artwork and line spacings that didn’t make sense to me coming off the heels of our more structured readings in…

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Here we go

Here we go

Or as WordPress would say, “Hello, World!” This is my very first blog post in what I idealize to be a long scroll of blog posts. I’ve been thinking for a while about digital identity, memory, and processes. I was talking with a family friend on the phone the other day about the projects I’ll be working on this summer, and she said something that for some reason hadn’t occurred to me before the phone call: “Find a way to…

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