Notes on Re: Hum ’12

i. To me the most valuable aspect of the Re: Humanities ’12 conference at Swarthmore was the opportunity it provided for us Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project researchers to collect ideas from other undergraduates. The diverse presentations—ranging from GIS mapping of Soweto to reformulating citation methods for social/digital media sources—demonstrated the wide variety of projects that […]

Undergraduates and the Digital Humanities: Presenting the The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project at Re:Humanities 12

Undergraduates and the Digital Humanities: Presenting the The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project at Re:Humanities 12

by Svetlana Fenichel   In March 2012, I attended the Re: Humanities Conference ‘12 a student-run digital humanities undergraduate conference hosted by the tri-college academic community of  Bryn Mawr, Swarthmore and Haverford. While at Re:Humanities, I presented on the Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project (SPSP), along with my colleague-researchers Stephanie Cawley (Stockton alumna) and Kimone Hyman […]

Raina DeFonza and Stephanie Cawley Present: Digitizing Postcolonial Feminism This talk features two works that have come out of The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project (, a digital resource overseen by Dr. Adeline Koh: Kitchens and Domesticity, by Raina DeFonza, and Hybridity and Comics, by Stephanie Cawley. Kitchens and Domesticity is a comparative study of how kitchens function in the Nigerian novel Purple Hibiscus […]

Senior Seminar Events on Postcolonial Studies

The Literature Program at Stockton College is proud to present the following events on Postcolonial Studies for Fall 2011. All events will be held from 3.35pm-5.25pm in F-245, Stockton College. Please RSVP to adeline.koh[at] if you plan to attend.   Monday Nov 28: Gender, Education and the Literary Text in Southern Africa Melissa J. Colon Mother […]

An Observation at the NWSA: the Controversial Discussion on Veiling Practices

As part of the NWSA Conference I have attended a panel on “Islamic Feminist Identities and Activism.” The title had immediately sparked my interest. Among other presentations for this panel, the one that was described as dealing with contemporary crisis of Muslim women and the historical context of Orientalism was of especial interest for me. […]

Sviatlana Fenichel on Digitizing Postcolonial Feminism

Attending the NWSA Conference in Atlanta presented me with an opportunity to talk about the undergraduate research experience that I am currently involved in at the Richard Stockton of New Jersey – the Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project. The Stockton Postcolonial Studies Project (SPSP) is a multi-platform digital humanities project organized by Professor Adeline Koh in […]

The NWSA Conference 2011: an Undergraduate’s Perspective

When back in June 2011 Professor Adeline Koh kindly offered me to join her for the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference that was to be held in Atlanta, GA, I knew right away it would be in my best interest to take advantage of such unique opportunity. Not only would I be able to […]

Hybridity and Comics has been published!

The second web project has been published: Stephanie Cawley‘s Hybridity and Comics. Cawley’s project is a comparative study of the postcolonial concept of hybridity and the Iranian graphic novel Persepolis and Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home.

My First Conference

by Raina DeFonza Hey everyone, So this past weekend I had the opportunity attend a conference on undergraduate research at William and Mary College with my research advisor Professor Adeline Koh. Not only did I get to attend, but I also presented (my first conference presentation!). We presented on our current Digital Humanities project about […]

Raina DeFonza presents “Kitchens and Domesticity”

Raina DeFonza just presented on her project “Kitchens and Domesticity” at the Conference on Undergraduate Research at the College of William and Mary. Raina spoke about her research process, which she described as “organic,” and of her the value of her research experience. In Raina’s words: “After setting down the path of focusing on domesticity, […]