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Category: Black Code Studies

Once “the Codex,” now Black Code Studies.

RACE, MEMORY, AND THE DIGITAL HUMANITIES CONFERENCE #RMDHatWM (with images, tweets) · @moyazb

Moya Bailey’s Storify of the Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities Conference at William & Mary.

I delivered Thursday’s keynote. P. Gabrielle Foreman delivered the closing keynote. Marcia Chatelain gave a talk on Sunday morning. Pamela Z performed.

(Moya, we missed you)

Thank you Liz Losh for organizing an epic event. Experience it (or revisit) the events here:

Greene-Hayes and James’s “Cracking the Codes of Black Power Struggles: Hacking, Hacked, and Black Lives Matter” (The Black Scholar, Vol 47, No. 3, 2017) #BlackCodeStudies

Greene-Hayes, Ahmad, and Joy James. “Cracking the Codes of Black Power Struggles: Hacking, Hacked, and Black Lives Matter.” Black Code: Special Issue of The Black Scholar, edited by Jessica Marie Johnson and Mark Anthony Neal, 47, no. 3 (July 3, 2017): 68–78.

Driscoll’s “Color Coded: Mendi + Keith Obadike’s Black.Net.Art Actions and the Language of Computer Networks” (The Black Scholar, Vol 47, No. 3, 2017) #BlackCodeStudies

Driscoll, Megan. “Color Coded: Mendi + Keith Obadike’s Black.Net.Art Actions and the Language of Computer Networks.” Black Code: Special Issue of The Black Scholar, Edited by Jessica Marie Johnson and Mark Anthony Neal, 47, no. 3 (July 3, 2017): 56–67.

VIDEO: The Story of Bluesman Robert Johnson’s Famous Deal With the Devil Retold in Three Animations | Open Culture

 

So many hugely successful and talented musicians have died at age 27 that it almost seems reasonable to believe the number represents some mystical coefficient of talent and tragedy.

 

Brown and Crutchfield’s Black Scholars Matter: #BlkTwitterstorians Building a Digital Community (The Black Scholar, Vol 47, No. 3, 2017) #BlackCodeStudies

Brown, Aleia M., and Joshua Crutchfield. “Black Scholars Matter: #BlkTwitterstorians Building a Digital Community.” Black Code: Special Issue of The Black Scholar, Edited by Jessica Marie Johnson and Mark Anthony Neal, 47, no. 3 (July 3, 2017): 45–55.

Wade’s “New Genres of Being Human”: World Making through Viral Blackness (The Black Scholar, Vol 47, No. 3, 2017) #BlackCodeStudies

Wade, Ashleigh Greene. “‘New Genres of Being Human’: World Making through Viral Blackness.” Black Code: Special Issue of The Black Scholar, Edited by Jessica Marie Johnson and Mark Anthony Neal, 47, no. 3 (July 3, 2017): 33–44.

Cramer and Raengo’s “Freeing Black Codes: liquid blackness Plays the Jazz Ensemble” (The Black Scholar, Vol 47, No. 3, 2017) #BlackCodeStudies

Cramer, Lauren McLeod, and Alessandra Raengo. “Freeing Black Codes: Liquid Blackness Plays the Jazz Ensemble.” Black Code: Special Issue of The Black Scholar, Edited by Jessica Marie Johnson and Mark Anthony Neal 47, no. 3 (July 3, 2017): 8–21.

Gumbs’s Coal: Black Matter Oracle (The Black Scholar, Vol 47, No. 3, 2017) #BlackCodeStudies #BlackMatterOracle

Gumbs, Alexis Pauline. “Coal: Black Matter Oracle.” Black Code: Special Issue of The Black Scholar, Edited by Jessica Marie Johnson and Mark Anthony Neal 47, no. 3 (July 3, 2017): 3–7.

Johnson & Neal’s Introduction to “Black Code Studies” – Wild Seed in the Machine (The Black Scholar, Vol 47, No. 3, 2017) #BlackCodeStudies

Johnson, Jessica Marie, and Mark Anthony Neal. “Introduction: Wild Seed in the Machine.” The Black Scholar 47, no. 3 (July 3, 2017): 1–2.