AltAc/PostAc: Rethinking the PhD Job Search in the Humanities

AltAc/PostAc: Rethinking the PhD Job Search in the Humanities

On February 20, the GW English Department hosted an interdisciplinary roundtable entitled #AltAc/#PostAc: Rethinking the PhD Job Search in the Humanities. This event was organized by Prof. Holly Dugan (English) and co-sponsored by the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute and the Office of the Graduate Dean of GW Columbian College of Arts & Sciences. This event…

GW Global Shakespeares Symposium (January 24-25)

GW Global Shakespeares Symposium (January 24-25)

On January 24-25, the GW Global Shakespeares Symposium (org. by Prof. Alexa Alice Joubin and Prof. Ayanna Thompson) explored the prominence of the Bard in the global marketplace and (digital) media. The event featured concluded with a conversation between Prof. Thompson, director Julie Taymor, and actor Harry Lennix. The event was co-sponsored by the GW Medieval and Early…

Eileen Joy (punctum books): Freedom, Responsibility, E-Publishing, and Building New Cultural-Intellectual Publics

Eileen Joy (punctum books): Freedom, Responsibility, E-Publishing, and Building New Cultural-Intellectual Publics

Are you interested in the Digital Humanities (DH) and the future of publishing, especially electronic and open access publishing? Please note this event!On Thursday, November 14, Eileen Joy (director of punctum books and co-founder of the BABEL Working Group) will present a talk entitled “Freedom, Responsibility, E-Publishing, and Building New Cultural-Intellectual Publics.” This visit is co-sponsored…

Andy Jewell (University of Nebraska-Lincoln): Digital Scholarship and Careers in the Humanities

Andy Jewell (University of Nebraska-Lincoln): Digital Scholarship and Careers in the Humanities

Mark your calendars! Dr. Andrew Jewell (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) will be coming to visit GW and will engage students and faculty in conversation about Digital Scholarship and Careers in the Humanities. Jewell’s talk will take place on September 12 at 2-3 PM in Rome Hall, Room 771. Dr. Jewell is Associate Professor of Digital Projects at the…

Inaugural GW Digital Humanities Lecture: Addressing the Text (Dr. Michael Witmore, Folger Shakespeare Library)
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Inaugural GW Digital Humanities Lecture: Addressing the Text (Dr. Michael Witmore, Folger Shakespeare Library)

The George Washington University is pleased to announce its Inaugural GW Digital Humanities Lecture! Dr. Michael Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, will offer talk about large-scale data-mining and literary analysis … and Shakespeare, of course. This exciting event is co-sponsored by GW MEMSI, the Dean’s Scholars in Shakespeare program, the Department of English, the Department of History, Gelman…

Inaugural GW Digital Humanities Symposium (January 24-26, 2013)

Inaugural GW Digital Humanities Symposium (January 24-26, 2013)

Digital Humanities (DH) is a vibrant field that uses digital technologies to study the interactions between cultural artifacts and society. In our second decade of the twenty-first century, we face a number of questions about the values, methods, and goals of humanistic inquiries at the intersection of digital media and theory. Topics addressed in the Inaugural…