The Archive: An Instagram Provocation

Here are five provocations for the SCMS 2016, Slow Scholarship: A World-building Event on Thursday evening, March 31:   Laura Isabel Serna (http://www.lauraisabelserna.com) and myself, Vicki Callahan (http://www.vickicallahan.com), set out to provide some areas for consideration in imagining a careful and compassionate scholarly archival practice given the shifting demands and logistics of academic research.

Day 1: Commodity

 

Day 2: Time

 

Day 3: Data

 

Day 4: Resources

 

Day 5: Context

About vacall

Vicki Callahan AKA DJ Zoe Trop is a media activist and scholar. She is a Professor at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts in the Divisions of Cinema and Media Studies and Media Arts + Practice. Her research and teaching is focused on the integration of theory and practice with attention to issues in film and media history, feminist studies, digital culture, media strategies for social change, and public scholarship. She is author of Zones of Anxiety: Movement, Musidora, and the Crime Serials of Louis Feuillade (WSUP 2005), editor for the collection, Reclaiming the Archive: Feminism and Film History (WSUP 2010), and co-editor with Virginia Kuhn for the recently published collection, Future Texts: Subversive Performance and Feminist Bodies (Parlor Press 2015). Currently, she is completing work on a monograph on the silent film star, Mabel Normand. With Sarah Atkinson, she is co-authoring a work on issues of gender in emergent media. During the summer 2015 Dr. Callahan was a NEH fellow for the inaugural workshop, “Scholarship in Sound and Image,” on Videographic Criticism at Middlebury College, and during the autumn semester she was in residence at University College Cork, Ireland as a Fulbright Scholar with a focus on digital media praxis.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s