Monthly Archives for January 2016

Representation or Presentation?

I recently finished writing a chapter for The Sage Handbook of Social Media, which is being edited by Jean Burgess, Alice Marwick and Thomas Poell. My chapter is about self-representations in social media, like blogs and selfies and such, but in … Continue reading

27. January 2016 by Jill
Categories: social media | Tags: , , , | 4 comments

Vi trenger humanister for å forstå vårt digitale samfunn

[This is a five minute talk I am giving today at a conference gathering opinions and knowledge for the upcoming Norwegian parliamentary report on the humanities.] Innlegg på innspillskonferansen til Stortingsmeldingen om humaniora, 15. januar 2016. Konferansen streames og arkiveres. Vi trenger humanister som … Continue reading

15. January 2016 by Jill
Categories: University politics | 1 comment

How I got excited about teaching again

Last semester I, and a hundred and fifty other people who teach at my university, heard Dee Fink talk about how to be a better teacher. The thing I remember the best is that he told us that if we … Continue reading

07. January 2016 by Jill
Categories: Teaching | Leave a comment

How Do Machines See? My Graduate Seminar this Semester

I’m really excited about the course I’m teaching this semester. DIKULT303: Digital Media Aesthetics is a graduate seminar with a topic that changes from year to year, and this year it will be about machine vision, my current obsession, and … Continue reading

06. January 2016 by Jill
Categories: Machine Vision, Teaching | Leave a comment