Join us for Digital Humanities Speaker Dr. Élika Ortega

UC Libraries welcomes to campus February 29 and March 1 as the next expert in the Digital Humanities Speaker Series Dr. Élika Ortega, a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Kansas. Dr. Ortega will present a series of talks and hands-on workshops, all free and open to the public, in the Walter C. Langsam Library. Participants are encouraged to come to any or all sessions that are of interest to them and to their work.

Speaker Dr. Elika Ortega

Monday, February 29

  • Keynote: 10-12:30pm – Come One, Come All! Teaching Digital Humanities from the Library, Langsam 462
  • Lunch (all welcome) – 12:30-1:30pm, Langsam 462
  • Session 2: 1:30-3:00pm – Each Thing was Infinite Things: The Potential of Digital Humanities Microprojects to Build Skills and Teams, Langsam 462

Tuesday, March 1

  • Session 3: 9:30-11:00am – The Myth of Print-Digital Supersession and the Case of Print Electronic Literature, Langsam 480

Previously, Dr. Ortega was highly involved in the CulturePlex Lab at the University of Western Ontario. She is currently very active in several international DH groups and initiatives. At the University of Kansas, she developed and now teaches an introduction to Digital Humanities course. Visit http://elikaortega.net/cv/  for more information.

The development and implementation of the speaker series is part of UC Libraries’ Digital Humanities/Digital Scholarship Strategic Initiative, which aims to build engagement and awareness of digital humanities and digital scholarship within UC Libraries and the university. More about the Libraries’ Strategic Plan can be found online at http://www.libraries.uc.edu/about/strategic-plan.html.

For more information, contact Arlene Johnson, associate senior librarian and digital humanities strategist, at (513) 556-1417 or via e-mail arlene.johnson@uc.edu.

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