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The Anthropocene has arrived, a new epoch hallmarked by mass-produced and often abused chickens, plastic pollution, and the fallout from nuclear tests:… Continue Reading The Anthropocene Has Arrived
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As a child, my walk home from school brought me past a boat yard every day. For years there was… Continue Reading Do Sewing Machines Dream of Electric Patriarchy? Women, Artificial Intelligence, and Misogyny
Some #graffiti in #CorkCity provides a good message today for #dayofdh2016 and #uccdigitalis pic.twitter.com/0A7tQR4fSF — Donna M. Alexander (@americasstudies) April… Continue Reading Some Thoughts on Creativity
I am writing my first book. This means I am returning to my doctoral thesis to pull out the bits… Continue Reading Starting the First Monograph
I have been invited to give a paper as part of the CASiLaC (Centre for Advanced Studies in Languages and… Continue Reading CASiLaC Seminar on Lorna Dee Cervantes’s Poetry
I started blogging at an early stage in my PhD research. At the time, academic blogging was a divisive topic.… Continue Reading Why the New Blog?