Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Building the Digital Transgender Archive


Building the Digital Transgender Archive | A Digital Frontiers Webinar with K. J. Rawson

K. J. Rawson
We are pleased to announce a Digital Frontiers Webinar with K. J. RawsonBuilding the Digital Transgender Archive
Friday, April 1, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
Many archives collect transgender-related historical materials; however, these materials are notoriously difficult to access since transgender materials are rarely described as such, very little information about these collections is digitized, archives that collect these materials are largely disconnected, and archives employ varying organizational systems. This project, “Building the Digital Transgender Archive,” will dramatically improve access to transgender history by creating a website that functions as a centralized hub for transgender historical materials.
K.J. Rawson is Assistant Professor in the English Department at the College of the Holy Cross. K.J.'s research and teaching interests include composition, rhetoric, digital media, and LGBT studies. In support of this work, K.J. was awarded an ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowship for the 2015–2016 academic year.
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