Schedule of Events:


12-2 PM - Registration - Campus Center Odeum, WPI Campus

2-3 PM - Tour of the American Antiquarian Society

3:15 PM – Welcome: Kris Boudreau

3:30-5 PM - Panel Session 1 - Campus Center Odeum, WPI Campus

Digital Libraries:  Odeum AB

  • "To Be Determined: The Impact of Digital Humanities and Arts on University Libraries and IT." (Unsworth)
  • "Access Fast and Slow" (Scheinfeldt)
  • "Critical Information Literacy and the Digital Humanities Classroom: Supporting Critical Engagement in Scholarly Discourse and Practices" (Baer)
  • Moderator:  Colati

Digital Arts: Odeum C

  • “ebooks:New Media Is the Message” (Farbrook)
  • “Making Music With Robots” (Barton)
  • “Poetry Games: Emotional Immersion and the Spatial Experience of the Word” (deWinter)
  • Moderator:  Rosenstock

5:15-6:15 PM – Keynote Presentation 1: Lisa Spiro. “What If We Give It Away?: How and Why to Open up the Humanities” - Worcester Art Museum Café

6:15-7:30 PM - Reception at the Worcester Art Museum


All Events at the Campus Center Odeum.

8:30 Breakfast

9-10:30 Panel Session 2:

Digital Media: Odeum AB

  • “New Works in Digital + Media Arts from RISD” (Berdugo, Cea, Sobers, Iaboni, Rossiter, Di, Papa)

Digital Publishing: Odeum C

  •  “Colleagues or Rivals? Academic e-Publishing vs. Commercial e-Publishing in the Humanities” (Tober, Hotchkiss, McHenry, Simeone)

10:45-12:15 Panel Session 3:

Digital Curating: Odeum AB

  • "Art On the Marquee: Creating and Programming Video for Unique Urban Spaces" (Wetmore, Fifield, Kim, Warmouth)

Digital Books: Odeum C

  • "Disruptive Textuality: Networks, Open Software, and the 'Versioning' of Literature" (Roh)
  •  "Digitizing Don Quixote" (Parker, Mancini, Thayer)
  • "Digital Mapping and the Long Poem in the Twilight of Print Culture" (Cocola)  
  • Moderator: Nikitina

12:30-1 Lunch (continues during keynote)

1-2 Keynote Presentation 2: Julia Flanders. “Rethinking Collections.” Odeum AB

2:15-3:45 Panel Session 4:

Digital Pedagogy: Odeum AB

  • "Recording and Re-coding: Exploring American Vernacular Music Through Collection, Collage, and Collaboration In the Humanities Classroom" (Gleason)
  • "Pedagogical Challenges in the Digital Humanities: Teaching Topics in the Digital Humanities to Undergraduate Students in Computer Science" (Engel)
  • “Textbooks and App Albums: Does Education meet Pop?” (Takehana)
  • “Digital Shakespeare” (Ephraim)
  • Moderator: deWinter

Digital Databases: Odeum C

  • “Jazz History Database” (Falco)
  • "The Digital Archive: Redefining Art As Social Practice" (Herster)
  • “Digital Analytics” (Faber)
  • "Digital Datascapes" (Cartwright)
  • Moderator: Cocola

4:00:-5:00 Synthesis/Q&A discussion with all participants. Odeum AB

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