• Colloquial

    Colloquial

    Selfie by the School Bus taken in 2006 glitchified in 2022   Humor. That is how many us of teachers are getting through these last two plus years of teaching. We are now in the 4th quarter of the third school year of the pandemic. We are in the homestretch. As one of my teacher friends said, […]

  • Ode to the Socially Awkward

    Ode to the Socially Awkward

    This Typewriter Doesn’t Ding! taken in Indiana Place. Lately, I have been trying to find my place. The place where I contribute. At 50, I guess you could say that I am at which Erik Erikson posited as Generativity vs. Stagnation. Middle Adulthood. In this stage, adults need to create and nurture things that will outlast them. […]

  • Scholar Spotlight: Kristen Corless

    Scholar Spotlight: Kristen Corless

    If you’d like to follow my research and educational journey, feel free to follow me on Twitter! Why did you apply to HASTAC?  When I first learned about HASTAC, I knew almost immediately that it would help me attain the resources and community I needed for a very lofty goal I have! I’ve always wanted […]

  • Scholar Spotlight: Galen Bunting

    Scholar Spotlight: Galen Bunting

    1. Why did you apply to HASTAC? I was interested in working more closely with methods of digital literacy in the classroom, and since classes form a sort of community, I wanted to be involved with others who were experimenting with the digital humanities in their work, since intellectual cross-pollination is so integral to my […]

  • Introducing New HASTAC Scholars Co-Director!

    Introducing New HASTAC Scholars Co-Director!

    Greetings to the HASTAC community! My name is Hilary Wilson and I recently joined the HASTAC admin team as the new HASTAC Scholars Co-Director (serving alongside brilliant Co-Director Shaun Lin). I will also be serving as a Fellow at the CUNY Graduate Center Futures Initiative. You can read more about my background and my PhD research here at the Futures Initiative […]

  • New book explores the critical role of school libraries in improving student literacy and emotional welfare

    New book explores the critical role of school libraries in improving student literacy and emotional welfare

    New book explores the critical role of school libraries in improving student literacy and emotional welfare Facet Publishing announce the publication of School Libraries Supporting Literacy and Wellbeing Published today, Dr Margaret K Merga’s new book School Libraries Supporting Literacy and Wellbeing gives much-needed consideration to the role that school libraries and their staff play […]

  • Mapping Pedagogies

    Mapping Pedagogies

    Can you teach something you essentially created? As a Graduate student at Emory University I developed my own digital mapping methodology for my research. I introduce data visualization into literary analysis to examine how Francophone women writers present radically subversive narratives of colonized spaces in Indochina, West Africa, and the Americas. During my graduate career, I received great […]

  • Digital Projects and Student Engagement in the Era of COVID-19

    Anyone teaching this year knows how challenging it continues to be in the era of COVID-19. Wasn’t 2020-2021 supposed to be the most difficult year for educators?! Throughout most of the pandemic, I’ve taught World Studies at the secondary level. I’ve observed students struggling to adjust to unfamiliar structures, where they seem unsure about how […]

  • Welcoming New HASTAC Scholars!

    The New HASTAC Scholars Welcome Event is just one week away and I couldn’t be more excited! For those of you who don’t know me, I recently joined the Futures Initiative at the CUNY Graduate Center as the new HASTAC Scholars Co-Director and will be serving alongside Shaun Lin (the other outstanding HASTAC Scholars Co-Director.) […]

  • 5 Habits for Intending Students to Succeed in 2022

    5 Habits for Intending Students to Succeed in 2022

    After graduation from high school, I had no idea what I would do in college. Sure enough, I chose subjects, went to lectures, and got ready for exams. But I didn’t understand how to organize the process to grow my academic productivity while my stress would decrease. It took me two years to make changes and succeed […]