In honor of Global Diversity Awareness Month, we’ve collected some unique and thought-provoking articles from our digital humanities resources centered around notable digital projects, conversations about digital histories, and valuable efforts in academia and digital scholarship.
Author: Parker Mathias I was moved to do this project by backlash I had seen in regards to the concept of ‘digital blackface’ after the publishing of the Teen Vogue article about it, by Laura Michele Jackson, in August of 2017. I thought my circle of friends were fairly accepting and open-minded, but mostly balked… Read more »
Author: Kristen Adair “You can’t capture the true essence of a human with just one picture”- This quote by the interviewed man was really fitting for this topic. This man was the creator of the social media movement that challenged the media! The wrong image can paint an untrue picture about someone. The first picture… Read more »
Author: Luz Cantu This video goes over how racial categories are very divided and it can be considered offensive to some people. This is important because it discusses the differences between different races and how people feel underrepresented when their race isn’t listed in the category.
Author: Meredith Bay Representation is a very important aspect of the media that we consume, be it online, on TV, or in movies. People of color are all too often underrepresented in Hollywood, with creates a huge divide in the film industry. This racial divide is showcased and highlight by the Academy Awards show. In years… Read more »
Author: Devon Anderson Video games are a mirror to the soul, and how you play says a lot about who you are. Some play to escape reality. Some play for the competition. But the best part about video games is to see yourself doing amazing things that you could never do in real life. Growing… Read more »