UC Libraries to Host a Series of Talks on Digital Humanities Nov. 17-18

Lee Skallerup Bessette

Lee Skallerup Bessette

Lee Skallerup Bessette will explore the what, why and how of digital humanities.

What is digital humanities? How does it relate to my work?

Join the University of Cincinnati Libraries November 17 and 18 for a series of talks by Lee Skallerup Bessette exploring the topic of digital humanities.

Monday, November 17

11-12 p.m., “What Can I Do Now? Formulating the ‘Digital’ and ‘Humanities’ in Research,” 480 Langsam Library

1:30-3 p.m., Keynote: “Wither DH? New Tension, Directions, Evolutions in the Digital Humanities,” 480 Langsam Library – Reception to follow from 3-3:30pm by the Triceracopter sculpture on the 4th floor of Langsam Library.

Tuesday, November 18

10-11 a.m., “Do I Have To Do This? The Digital for Graduate Students,” 701 Old Chem

3-4 p.m., “Make, Bend, Break: The Potential of Digital Pedagogy,” 480 Langsam Library

Lee Skallerup Bessette is a faculty instructional designer at the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching at the University of Kentucky specializing in digital pedagogy and digital humanities. She is a blogger at Inside Higher Ed, and has presented on digital humanities at DH2013 in Lincoln, NE and at a number of MLA Annual Conferences. She is a co-applicant for the Editing Modernism in Canada project, an international, collaborative digital humanities project devoted to the preservation, editing and disseminating of Modernist-era works from Canada, as well as a member of their Advisory Board. Her writing has also appeared on
ProfHacker, The Atlantic, Hybrid Pedagogy, and Huffington Post.

All sessions are open to everyone.  Questions? Contact Arlene Johnson (513) 556-1417 or arlene.johnson@uc.edu.