Place:Alderman Library, Room 421
A symposium at the Scholars’ Lab, University of Virginia Library
8:30-9:30am Coffee, Light Breakfast
10:00-11:00 Marlene Daut, Associate Director, Carter G. Woodson Institute & Associate Professor, African and African American Studies, University of Virginia; “Digital Print Culture and Accessibility: The Case for Haiti”
Moderator: Deborah McDowell, Alice Griffin Professor of English; Director, Carter G. Woodson Institute
11:30-12:30 Elizabeth Losh, Associate Professor of English and American Studies, William & Mary; “Little Data and the Trump Administration: Feminist Close Reading and Game Design.” Moderator: Kevin Driscoll, Assistant Professor, Media Studies
12:30-1:30 Lunch (buffet)
1:30-2:30 Catherine Knight Steele, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of Maryland; Project Director of African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities (AADHum); “My Feminism is Black and Digital” Moderator: Meredith Clark, Assistant Professor, Media Studies
2:30-3:30 Jacqueline Wernimont, Distinguished Chair of Digital Humanities and Social Engagement & Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Dartmouth College ; “Early Data Bodies and Anglo-American Empire” Moderator: TBD
3:30-4:30 Roundtable: Alison Booth, Academic Director, Scholars’ Lab, and Professor of English, UVA, with previous speakers and others
Please contact Alison Booth or Laura Miller in the Scholars’ Lab for more information. This event is sponsored by the UVA Library’s Scholars‘ Lab, with generous support by the Carter G. Woodson Institute, Citizen Justice Initiative; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Department; the English Department; IHGC’s Humanities Informatics Lab and Network/Corpus Research Group.
Contact Scholars' Lab's Head of Public Programs Laura Miller.