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Reading list: Feminist values in the Archive of Our Own

Casey Fiesler et al. have written An Archive of Their Own: A Case Study of Feminist HCI and Values in Design (CHI 2016), a paper about feminist principles and human-computer interaction in the Archive of Our Own. 31 more words

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Reading List: The Silo Series

The Silo series by Hugh Howey starts out with Wool. I first read Wool (the Omnibus edition) because a friend at college had talked it up. 136 more words


Book Tuesday: To Kill A Mockingbird, Calpurnia, and Code-Switching

Calpurnia, the African-American housekeeper for the Finch family, lives in two worlds. She lives her work life in the wealthy, white, well-to-do world of Atticus Finch and his kids, and she lives her home life in the poorer African-American community. 419 more words


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Many people avoid discussing death. Doctors face it daily.

When Breath Becomes Air. By Paul Kalanith

He writes about what science can explain and “its inability to grasp the most central aspects of human life: hope, fear, love, hate, beauty, envy, honour, weakness, striving, suffering, virtue”. 18 more words


Alice Walker, "The Color Purple," and writing to heal


“Dear God, I am fourteen years old. I have always been a good girl. Maybe you can give me a sign letting me know what is happening to me.” 208 more words

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