Dorothy Howard
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Dorothy Howard is a writer, editor, and researcher currently in her 1st year as a PhD student at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) in La Jolla.



Recent work

* Panelist at "Art Libraries Society of North America." Talk: Opening Up Institutional Images Using Wikimedia Commons. March 11, 2016.
* Speaker at Chat Room #1, "Value, Labor, and the Quantification of Art Work," with James Coupe, Dorothy Howard, Christopher Paul Jordan, Christ Bell, and Sienna Shields, organized by Mihn Nguyen. Northwest Film Forum. February 11, 2016.
* Presentation at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society on a paper in progress, "Harassment and Wikipedia," co-authored with Dariusz Jemielniak.
* Guest at the Fall 2015 New Museum Seminar series PERSONA December 7th, 2015. Talk: "Aspects of Digital Labor and Online Persona."
* Interview with Ada O’Higgins for DIS Magazine. November 4, 2015.

Digital labor research

* Facebook Group Admin: Immaterial Digital Labor Facebook Group
* Working on:
* Talk: This is my Refusal at Biquini Wax Gallery July 23, 2015
* Talk: Digital Labor and Wikipedia July 19, 2015. At Wikimania, Mexico City, Mexico
* Wikipedia and Digital Labor. Talk at the Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, April 09, 2015.
* General Assembly on Immaterial Digital Labor and Universal Basic Income. PARMER, Abrons Art Center Experimental Theatre, April 3, 2015.

Feminism and gender studies research

* Community Discussion on Harassment Reporting on Meta Wiki
* Gynoids and Geminoid: Falling in Love With Machines. Talk at Theorizing the Web #TtW15 April 17, 2015." Slides
* Artificial Sexulaity Roundtable conversation. Hopes & Fears Magazine. May, 2015.
* Feminist Encounters with Wikipedia Panel Discussion. Talk at the New School of Public Engagement, New York, April 1, 2015. Sponsored by the School of Media Studies and FemTechNet.
* Co-organizer, Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thons March 2014– July 2015.
* Wiki Loves Pride, co-organizer 2014, 2015

Web design

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Previous Work

* LinkedIn
* Jean-Noël Herlin Archive Project, Assistant Archivist
* Former Wikipedian-in-Residence at the Metropolitan New York Library Council
* Basic Income Action, Media strategist, Basic Income Action NYC
* Dorothy has received Wikimedia Foundation grants to pursue independent projects.

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