Digital Humanities
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Tag: gender

Gender Reveal Party : playing in the intersections of digital humanities and autoethnography

To play Gender Reveal Party in your browser, go to my page! Gender Reveal Party is a visual novel that explores the idea of embodied personhood, my own personhood, within digital humanities Using the methods of autoethnography, and a performance studies perspective, this game brings together Augusto Boal’s theory of the “spect-actor” with the realm of the digital. Gender…

Weighted Words

Using a combination of HTRC Analytics and Voyant Tools, this study compares the language used in a collection of turn of the century weight loss texts to that of the current weight loss verticals on the websites of Women’s Health and Men’s Health in order to investigate what has changed or remained the same in terms of how weight, bodies…