Allison M Schifani

Asst. Professor_MLL Digital Humanities

Locator Code:
33124-2074

 
Career

Education

Ph.D. Comparative Literature University of California, Santa Barbara
Comparative Literature University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A. English and Comparative Literary Studies Occidental College

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Digital humanities | Medical and technology studies | Critical theory | Urban Studies | Cultural geography | 20th and 21st Century Literature of the Americas | Theories of the body, biology, and life | The intersection of geo-techno ecologies, literary texts and urban practices

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Digital humanities | Medical and technology studies | Critical theory | Urban Studies | Cultural geography | 20th and 21st Century Literature of the Americas | Theories of the body, biology, and life | The intersection of geo-techno ecologies, literary texts and urban practices

Conferences & Events

2015
Documentation, Information, and Alternative Infrastructures: The Buenos Aires Libre Autonomous Network | Visible Evidence XXII, Toronto
2015
Uncommon Architectures in the Rust Belt: Steel, Space and Contemporary Capital | Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference, Riverside CA
2015
Speculative Urbanism: Uncertain Architectures in the Rust Belt | Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, Cleveland
2014
Digital Humanities: Theories, Practices, Publics | Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, CWRU, Cleveland
2014
Speculative Urbanism: Imagining Rustbelt Futures | Unruly Engagements: On the Social Turn in Contemporary Art and Design, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland
2014
Scaling Social Movements | Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Concordia University, Montreal
2014
Urban Speculation/Speculative Urbanism | Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics International Conference, Concordia University, Montreal
2013
Urban Laboratory Life: Machine Project and the Anti-Capsular Urban Science | American Anthropological Association, Chicago
2013
Emerging Methodologies: An Introduction to the Digital Humanities | Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, CWRU, Cleveland
Research

Research Projects

Additional Projects
Professor Schifani is also a founding member of the research and design collaborative SPEC, whose focus is the future of the city, with particular attention to digitality, economy and urban speculation.