“What’s in it for Me?”; or, Collaboration is not an End in Itself

In April I had the pleasure of speaking at Case Western Reserve University. I was invited by Roger Zender at the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship to speak in their 2013 Colloquium, which was devoted to the subject of "Exploring Collaboration in Digital Scholarship." The talk gave me an opportunity to discuss the work we have … Continue reading “What’s in it for Me?”; or, Collaboration is not an End in Itself

Three Reasons to Use Social Media in Hard Times (MLA 2011 Version)

It's been so long since this year's MLA ended that you might wonder why I'm going to the trouble of posting my second talk. Hasn't the moment passed? Does anyone care about what I said two months ago, even if you weren't there? And considering the arguments that I make in this talk about social … Continue reading Three Reasons to Use Social Media in Hard Times (MLA 2011 Version)

Dr. ProfHacker, or How I L3rn3d to St0p Worry1ng and <3 teh fail!!1! (MLA 2011 Version)

As you might have intuited from a previous post, I had the opportunity to attend the recent 2011 MLA Convention in Los Angeles. One of the panels that I spoke on was organized by Jason B. Jones and featured a trio of the ProfHacker team on the theme of "Hacking the Profession: Academic Self-Help in … Continue reading Dr. ProfHacker, or How I L3rn3d to St0p Worry1ng and <3 teh fail!!1! (MLA 2011 Version)