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Deborah Whaley receives 2021 HistoryMakers Award

Jun 10, 2021
Deborah Whaley

Deborah Whaley, professor of English and African American Studies, was one of seven scholars chosen for the HistoryMakers 2021 Faculty Innovation in Pedagogy and Teaching fellowships.

Whaley’s course, ”Digitizing Blackness,” will feature the HistoryMakers Digital Archive as a resource and include discussion on digital humanities and new information technologies, Afrofuturism, gaming, augmented and virtual reality, digital mapping, podcasting, social media, and digital subcultures. Students will learn digital tools and methods and will produce a digital portfolio and give an oral presentation.