Category: Privacy & Identity

  • Scholar Spotlight: Katrina Rbeiz 2022

    Hi everyone! My name is Katrina Rbeiz, and I am a Lebanese-American first-year Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student at Vanderbilt University. I’m excited to share more about my motivations and experiences as a HASTAC scholar, and to connect with other like-minded individuals!   If you’d like to connect:   Twitter Personal Website  1) Why did you apply to HASTAC?  I stumbled upon the HASTAC program […]

  • Scholar Spotlight: Ramneet Kaur Bhullar

    Scholar Spotlight: Ramneet Kaur Bhullar

    1. Why did you apply to HASTAC? HASTAC was brought my attention from a professor at my current university, Dr. Janni Aragon at UVIC. I was a first-year transfer student still trying to find my bearings in my new community and in academia. Before joining UVIC and having the opportunity to participate in HASTAC, I […]

  • AcCOMModating Disabilities: Best Practices for Organizational Communication about Disability Accommodation at Work.

    AcCOMModating Disabilities: Best Practices for Organizational Communication about Disability Accommodation at Work.

    This post is a summary of findings from a larger co-authored research project written by Lauren Lee and Jacqueline Parchois to satisfy the requirements of their Organizational Communication Master’s coursework at Texas State University. Lauren Lee (MA, Texas State University, 2019) recently graduated from the Department of Communication Studies at Texas State University. She is […]

  • #RepresentationMatters


    Yesterday, I was going through some of my old books and I found a time capsule that I made in 2004! My first grade school picture was in it and it brought back so many memories. I remember bringing my American Girl doll to school on picture day and my peers immediately told my teacher that I brought […]

  • Discussion of Numbered Lives, Ch 5: From Surveying Land to Surveilling Man (Leelan Farhan)

    This post is part of the HASTAC Scholars Collaborative Book Discussion on Numbered Lives: Life and Death in Quantum Media (MIT Press, 2018), by HASTAC Co-Director Jacqueline Wernimont. — In this chapter, Wernimont expands upon the Anglo-American fascination with tracking self-knowledge through an explication of the history of the pedometer. From analog compasses originally designed […]

  • Surveillance Rhetorics – Issue 2

    Surveillance Rhetorics – Issue 2

    “Lyft Atlanta” by danxoneil is licensed under CC by 2.0 News about ride-sharing services seem to be popping up wherever I go. I used an Uber for the first time this past fall when I traveled to Georgia for a conference (too far for me to drive). I found the experience interesting not just because […]

  • Can real-name policy protect the network civilization environment?

         Introduction As technology is widely accepted, by 2018, nearly 4 billion of the world’s 7.6 billion people use the Internet, about two-thirds have mobile phones, and more than half are “smart” devices, so people can always Get a rich Internet experience more easily, anywhere. This is a manifestation of social progress and a […]

  • Surveillance Rhetorics Newsletter – Issue 1

    Surveillance Rhetorics Newsletter – Issue 1

    Early on in my coursework I started to examine the rhetorical implications of surveillance, thinking epitomized by the rather broad question: “What can rhetoric tell us about surveillance and also what can surveillance tell us about rhetoric.” This series of newsletters is an attempt to answer this question. I plan to pull from an interdisciplinary […]