Digital Dialogues

MITH’s Spring 2018 Digital Dialogues season is about to get underway! Starting in mid-February with Jarrett Drake from Harvard, we have SIX amazing speakers covering a wide range of research specialties:

Tuesday February 13, 2018: Jarrett Drake, Ph.D. Student in Social Anthropology (Harvard University)
Repositories of Failure: Creating Abolitionist Archives to Project Past the Punishment Paradigm
In conjunction with the African American History, Culture & Digital Humanities (AADHum) initiative

Tuesday February 20, 2018: Emad Khazraee, Assistant Professor, School of Information (Kent State University) and Fellow, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society (Harvard University)
Persian Twitter: A Transforming Social Media Landscape
In conjunction with the Roshan Institute for Persian Studies

Tuesday February 27,  2018: Alison Langmead, Clinical Associate Professor & Director, Visual Media Workshop and Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences (University of Pittsburgh)
Art and Architectural History and the Performative, Mindful Practice of the Digital Humanities

Tuesday March 13, 2018: Laurie Allen, Assistant Director for Digital Scholarship (University of Pennsylvania Libraries) and Research Director (Monument Lab)
Monument Lab: Cultural Memory and Artistic Imagination as Open Civic Data

Wednesday* March 28, 2018: Kaiama Glover, Associate Professor of French and Africana Studies (Barnard College) and Editor (sx archipelagos)
If We Build It, They Will Come: Mapping an Intellectual History of the 20th Century Afro-Atlantic
*please note that this is talk is on a Wednesday, not a Tuesday

Tuesday April 3, 2018: Chris Mustazza, Associate Director of PennSound (University of Pennsylvania)
Dialectical Materialities: PennSound, Early Poetry Recordings, and Disc-to- Disk Translations

All talks are at 12:30 pm in the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities Conference Room, 0301 Hornbake Library North, and are open to the public. Speakers will be listed on the Digital Dialogues schedule here, which will be updated with more information about each talk as it becomes available.

Digital Dialogues is MITH’s signature events program, held during the academic year, and is an occasion for discussion, presentation and intellectual exchange that you can build into your schedule.