Students in Phoebe Zerwick’s WRI 105 course created a Tumblr titled “Work Forest” that presents portraits and interviews with people who work at Wake Forest in a wide range of contexts. Viewed together these representations of laborers reclaim the term “Work Forest,” which is commonly used to refer to the heavy academic workload carried by Wake Forest University students. The Tumblr “Work Forest” more holistically characterizes the labor and laborers who support the Wake Forest community as a whole.
What will you build?
A digital map? A web exhibit? A course blog anthologized at the end of the semester? A collaboratively annotated critical edition of primary sources? Paintings or art prints digitized to support deep zoom? Or something else?