The Critical Digital Humanities Network at the University of Toronto recently released a video of Jennifer Wemigwans’s keynote for Critical Digital Humanities International Conference, “Digital Bundles: Creating Cultural Space for Indigenous Knowledge through New Technologies.” From the video description:
Earlier this fall, we were thrilled to welcome Jennifer Wemigwans as a Keynote Speaker at our Critical Digital Humanities International Conference. Professor Wemigwans shared her compelling talk, Digital Bundles: Creating Cultural Space for Indigenous Knowledge through New Technologies, on September 30, 2022, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Jennifer Wemigwans, PhD, is from Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory on Manitoulin Island, Ontario. She is a new media producer, writer and scholar specializing in the convergence between education, Indigenous knowledge and new media technologies. Her book A Digital Bundle: Protecting and Promoting Indigenous Knowledge Online (2018) explores the prospects of Indigenous Knowledge education and digital projects in a networked world. Dr. Wemigwans takes pride in working to invert the conventional use of media by revealing the potential for Indigenous cultural expression and Indigenous knowledge through new technologies, education and the arts. She is an Assistant Professor in the Adult Education and Community Development Program at OISE University of Toronto.
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