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Announcement: GW Libraries has been awarded a $500,000 collaborative two-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support networked projects in the digital humanities. Congratulations to CCAS Dean Ben Vinson, GW Librarian Geneva Henry, and XD@GW (Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration at GW) Director Diane H. Cline! Read more about this grant at GW Today.
Please join XD@GW for a faculty tea & discussion of collaboration in the digital age on 9/21, Wednesday in Gelman Library 702. No RSVP required.
October 6th, 12:00-1:30 pm (Gelman Library, Room 702): Learn how faculty from the sciences and humanities have opened their scholarship to the public, and the challenges and benefits they have encountered in the process. Panelists include Paul Brindley (microbiology), Lorena Barba (aerospace engineering), Ami Zota (occupational health), Alexa Huang (English).
Announcement: A recent issue of PMLA features of cluster of articles on “the changing profession” entitled “Assembling the Ecological Digital Humanities” (or EcoDH for short). Jeffrey J. Cohen, Professor of English and Director of the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, co-edited this essay cluster with Stephanie LeMenager (University of Oregon). Appearing in this cluster is an article by Jonathan Hsy, co-director of the GW Digital Humanities Institute, entitled “Language Ecologies: Ethics, Community, and Digital Affect.”
Mark your calendars! “COMPOSING DISABILITY: Crip Ecologies” is coming: this week, Thursday, April 7th to Friday, April 8th, here at GW!
This interdisciplinary symposium conclude with a Digital Humanities (DH) roundtable entitled “Digital Amphibians: Parallel Lives and Media Publics” on Friday, April 8th, from 5:15-6:30 P.M in Jack Morton Auditorium.
“Digital Amphibians” will feature Alexis Lothian (UMD), Women’s Studies scholar focusing on fandom studies, speculative fiction, social justice, and digital media; David Perry (Dominican University), a disability journalist, activist, and author; Rachel Vorona Cote (freelance writer); and Alice Wong (UCSF), Founder and Project Coordinator of the Disability Visibility Project (participating virtually).
There will also be a poetry reading and reception after the symposium!
The entire event is FREE and open to the public, but registration is required.
Find the full conference schedule and more information on the event website.
Jack Morton Auditorium (the venue for the DH roundtable) is wheelchair accessible and ASL interpretation is being arranged for the entire conference (including all keynotes, roundtables, and breakout sessions).
This two-day event is co-sponsored by the GW Digital Humanities Institute, Disability Support Services, the Department of English, the GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, and the University Writing Program.