(After Wendell Berry) Once there was a man who filmed his existence.He went collecting his stories in selfies,with a smartphone to his fingers, makinga gallery of the finest images life brought him,of the places and faces his clicks could findin the busy and fleeting world around him. He recordedhimself in the selfie, which preserved his … Continue reading The Selfie
I wrote this piece in 2014, alerting humanities scholars in Nigeria and in other parts of Africa to embrace the digital humanities more actively. Much has changed since I first posted this essay on several blogs as a way of mobilizing new media scholars in Nigeria to build digital infrastructure and commit to digital pedagogies … Continue reading Digital African
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