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Based at the University of Southern California, The Humanities and Critical Code Studies (HaCCS) Lab is the first university space to pursue the exploration of the interpretation of computer source code using the methodologies of Critical Code Studies. more

  • 2024 Critical Code Studies Working Group

    2024 Critical Code Studies Working Group
  • Future of Writing Symposium

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    Future of Writing Symposium

    Pedagogy, Process, Potential

    9am-5pm PDT, May 1, 2023

  • CFP: The Future of Writing Symposium: May 1

    2023 The Future of Writing:A Symposium for Teachers

  • CCSWG22 Begins

    The 2022 Critical Code Studies Working Group begins! Today!

  • Academic Writing Groups Round Table Feb 26

    Feb 26 at 12pm: join us for a round table discussion of academic writing groups or the Pleasures of Dissertation Writing Groups. Featuring: Jessica Pressman, Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Jeremy Douglass, and Mark Marino Facilitated by Sarah Ciston (USC), Max Kreminski (UCSC), Bree Hawkins (SDSU), and Ryan Leach (UCSB).

  • Critical Code Studies Book Talk Feb 8

    On Monday, February 8 at 12pm PST, Mark Marino will give a talk about applying Critical Code Studies to the study of digital literature at San Diego State University, hosted by Jessica Pressman and Pam Lach of DHatSDSU.

  • Anti-Racist CCS Reading Group

    The 2021 Anti-Racist Critical Code Studies Reading Group is under way. Convened during the first part of 2021, this group was formed to explore the interpretation of code through anti-racist perspectives. See more about it at the call: Reading Group

  • Guest Speaker: Feb 12 Jessica Pressman

    February 12, 12pm, the HaCCS Lab welcomes Guest Speaker: Jessica Pressman. RSVP for this free online event.

  • The New HaCCS Lab Site

    Welcome to the new website for the Humanities and Critical Code Studies Lab at the University of Southern California. Here you’ll find news about upcoming events and recent publications.