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TALK: Homegoing: The Technology of Living Data and Black Public Mourning in the Age of COVID-19
A lecture by Professor Kim Gallon (Purdue University)
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Kim Gallon is an Associate Professor of History. Her work investigates the cultural dimensions of the Black Press in the early twentieth century. She is the author of many articles and essays as well as the book, Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press (University of Illinois Press, 2020). She currently serves as the inaugural editor for the Black Press in America book series at Johns Hopkins University Press. Gallon is also the author of the field defining article, “Making a Case for the Black Digital Humanities” and the founder and director of two black digital humanities projects: The Black Press Research Collective and COVID Black: A Taskforce on Black Health and Data. She also serves on a number of digital advisory boards for digital humanities projects and grants. To learn more about her research and teaching follow her on Twitter, @BlackDigitalHum