Articles by Robin Wharton

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Dance : Work : Learn : Teach : Write

Prelude In a former life I was a dancer. A former life, or a previous era: BGS (Before Grad School). This is how I used to...
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Keeping Time

What do we mean when we use the phrase, “in the real world”? As many of us are in a state of transition between school and...
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Love in the Time of Peer Review

Over the weekend of November 21-23, the Hybrid Pedagogy editorial board gathered in Washington D.C. for an intensive working retreat. During that time, we collaborated on...
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Hybridity and Form in Generative Literature: A #GenLit Discussion

“Each novelist, each novel must invent its own form.” ~ Alain Robbe Grillet The Generative Literature Project is now underway on seven campuses, as a murder...
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Humanists and Our Books, Pt. 2: Becoming Books

On Tuesday, June 3, Hybrid Pedagogy released an announcement and CFP related to the first long-form project to be undertaken by Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing. Two weeks...
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Humanists and Our Books, Pt. 1: The Work of Humanism

On Tuesday, June 3, Hybrid Pedagogy released an announcement and CFP related to the first long-form project to be undertaken by Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing. In the...
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Martian Codicology, or How to Think About Books: A #digped Discussion

“While the form of the ‘book’ is now going through a period of general upheaval, and while that form now appears less natural, and its history...
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Bend Until It Breaks: Digital Humanities and Resistance

“The problem is to begin with a conception of power relations that grants that resistance is always possible but not always successful.” ~ David Sholle, “Resistance: Pinning...
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CFP: The Problem of Contingency in Higher Education

Read the collection of articles published from this CFP. The case of Margaret Mary Vojtko made much more public a conversation that’s been heating up in academe. Vojtko,...
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Pedagogy, Neoliberalism, and Academic Labor: a #digped Discussion

On Friday, October 4th from 12:00 – 1:00pm Eastern (9:00 – 10:00am Pacific), Hybrid Pedagogy will host a Twitter discussion under the hashtag #digped to discuss whether and how pedagogy...
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Of Gnomes and Lifelong Learning: a #digped Discussion

Of what use is education? Of what use are the educational institutions we’ve erected in the 20th and 21st centuries? On Friday, June 7 from 1:00...
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CFP: A Dialogue among K-12 and Post-secondary Pedagogies and Pedagogues

Don’t throw the past away. You might need it some rainy day. Dreams can come true again, When everything old is new again. —Peter Allen, “Everything...
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Building in the Humanities Isn’t New

“For children can accomplish the renewal of existence in a hundred unfailing ways.” — Walter Benjamin, “Unpacking My Library“ “Turn your data into a story, into...
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Of Icebergs and Ownership: A Common-Sense Approach to Intellectual Property

Recently, my colleague and Hybrid Pedagogy co-conspirator, Pete Rorabaugh, and I spoke at the Emory Symposium on Digital Publication, Undergraduate Research, and Writing. Over the course of...
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New Media Conventions and Digital Citation: a #digped Discussion

The conversation curated and archived via Storify. This Friday, November 2 from 1:00 – 2:00pm Eastern (10:00 – 11:00am Pacific), Hybrid Pedagogy will host a Twitter discussion under the hashtag...
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Blurring Lines, Breaking Rules: a #digped Discussion

This Friday, September 14 from 1:00 – 2:00pm Eastern (10:00 – 11:00am Pacific), Hybrid Pedagogy will host a Twitter discussion under the hashtag #digped to consider the promises...
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Bright Lines and Golden Rules: Copyright, Fair Use, Critical Pedagogy

Have you ever overheard this conversation, or something similar, in the departmental copy room? One teacher says, “How many pages of a book can I copy...
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#digped Storify Pt. 2: A Backchannel in the Backchannel

This is the second installment of the Storify of the Hybrid Pedagogy #digped Twitter discussion for Friday, August 3, 2012: “Broadcast Learning.” This installment covers our...
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#digped Storify Pt. 1: We Interrupt This Broadcast . . .

In his article, “Broadcast Education: A Response to Coursera,” Sean asks us to consider, “If online education has made so much progress, why isn’t it more...
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#digped Storify: Making Collaboration Visible

This past Friday, July 20th, the Hybrid Pedagogy #digped discussion on Twitter extended the conversation we began with our crowdsourced article Digital Humanities Made Me a Better Pedagogue. In that...
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Digital Humanities Made Me a Better Pedagogue: a Crowdsourced Article

Pedagogy is inherently collaborative. Our work as teachers doesn’t (or shouldn’t) happen in a vacuum. In “Hybridity, pt. 3: What Does Hybrid Pedagogy Do?,” Pete and...
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