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ContentsIntroduction: The Digital Black AtlanticKelly Baker Josephs and Roopika RisamPart I. Memory1. The Sankofa Principle: From the Drum to the Digital Abdul Alkalimat2. The Ephemeral Archive: Unstable Terrain in Times and Sites of DiscordSonya Donaldson3. An Editorial Turn: Reviving Print and Digital Editing of Black-Authored Literary TextsAmy E. Earhart4. Access and Empowerment: Rediscovering Moments in the Lives of African American Migrant WomenJanneken Smucker5. Digital Queer Witnessing: Testimony, Contested Virtual Heritage, and the Apartheid Archive in Soweto, JohannesburgAngel David NievesPart II. Crossings6. Digital Ubuntu: Sharing Township Music with the World Alexandrina Agloro7. Text Analysis for Thought in the Black Atlantic Sayan Bhattacharyya8. Austin Clarke's Digital Crossings Paul Barrett9. Radical Collaboration to Improve Library CollectionsHelene Huet, Suzan Alteri, and Laurie N. Taylor10. Digital Reconnaissance: Re(Locating) Dark Spots on a MapJamila Moore PewuPart III. Relations11. Heterotopias of Resistance: Reframing Caribbean Narratives in Digital Spaces Schuyler Esprit12. Signifying Shade as We #RaceTogether Drinking Our #NewStarbucksDrink "White Privilege Americana Extra Whip"Toniesha L. Taylor13. Slaves, Freedmen, Mulattos, Pardos, and Indigenous Peoples: The Early Modern Social Networks of the Population of Color in the Atlantic Portuguese EmpireAgata Bloch, Demival Vasques Filho, and Michal Bojanowski 14. Digitizing the Humanities in an Emerging Space: An Exploratory Study of Digital Humanities Initiatives in NigeriaTunde Opeibi15. Black Atlantic Networks in the Archives and the Limits of Finding Aids as DataAnne DonlonPart IV. Becomings16. Africa and the Avatar Dream: Mapping the Impacts of Videogame Representations of AfricaD. Fox Harrell, Sercan Sengun, and Danielle Olson17. Musical Passage: Sound, Text, and the Promise of the Digital Black Atlantic Laurent Dubois, David Kirkland Garner, and Mary Caton Lingold18. What Price Freedom? The Implications and Challenges of OER for Africana Studies Anne Rice19. On the Interpretation of Digital Caribbean DreamsKaiama L. Glover and Alex GilAcknowledgmentsContributors

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Roopika Risam is associate professor of secondary and higher education and English at Salem State University. She is author of New Digital Worlds: Postcolonial Digital Humanities in Theory, Praxis, and Pedagogy.Kelly Baker Josephs is professor of English and digital humanities at York College/CUNY and the CUNY Graduate Center.

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