When I applied to the residency, I intended to learn about how to create an archaeological database. My vision was to bring published data (in Turkish) together, translate them into English, and compile it as an open-access dataset shared through …

Reflecting on my Residency at the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship Read more »

Authors: Brianne Morgan and Akacia Propst   For our residency project we developed a science blog titled “The Null Hypothesis.”   The idea for this project originated from an enthusiastic discussion in a shared hotel room with our colleague and co-creator Taylor …

“Feel free to get your pun on”: Creating a space for science communication Read more »

In October 2020, it finally happened to me: my Instagram was shadowbanned. From 2019-2021, I created content under the handle @disabledphd. I shared updates about my experiences with academic ableism as a white queer/disabled graduate student, disability and intersectionality, and …

Bestie vibes only? Disabled content creators, shadowbanning, and the politics of authenticity Read more »

Engaging with landscapes is often from an ‘in person’ experience where one can experience the sights, smells, and sounds of the land; however, there are many aspects of landscapes that are invisible to us on the surface. My research focuses …

Engaging with ‘place’ in a digital space Read more »

Looking beyond the traditionally ‘academic’ for knowledge mobilization. As a social media and cultural researcher, I think my fascination with social media goes without saying. In fact, social media and digital community have become the subject of my graduate research …

How Social Media Mobilizes Knowledge within Communities: A Case Study of Latinx Students in Ontario Read more »

What is at stake in imagining, in etching the queer Caribbean and diaspora experience onto digital spaces in differing forms? This question is one of the central locomotives propelling one facet of my doctoral research on queer Caribbean and diaspora …

Constellations of Queer Caribbean and Diaspora Literary Histories Online: Symbols into Subjects, Texts into Testimony and Praxis. Read more »