748. Tumblr Vulnerabilities
Monday, 12 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Indiana-Iowa, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Aren Aizura, Arizona State Univ.
Speakers: Kara Jesella, New York Univ.; Nicholas Mitchell, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Roy Pérez, Willamette Univ.; Jeanne Vaccaro, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Responding: Alexis Lothian, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania
For abstracts, write to email@example.com after 19 Nov.
How is the microblogging platform Tumblr an affective space for queer and dangerous critique in and outside the academy? What are the politics of blogging on Tumblr as scholars in a professional climate where "online presence" is the consummate CV attribute? How does Tumblr provoke or align itself with the specter of the digital humanities and its proprietary software platforms?
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