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Humanist Archives: March 25, 2020, 6:30 a.m. Humanist 33.686 - events: an all-virtual Global Symposium

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 686.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                   Hosted by King's Digital Lab
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        Date: 2020-03-24 21:54:58+00:00
        From: Kristen Mapes 
        Subject: Global Digital Humanities Symposium (virtual event) - Thurs, Mar 26-Fri, Mar 27 - Join via livestream

Dear colleagues,

This Thursday and Friday, we are proud to put on the fifth annual Global Digital
Humanities Symposium, bringing together presenters from around the world, and
which has shifted to an all-virtual event this year. Pre-registered attendees
have been sent Zoom information, but the Symposium will be livestreamed on
Youtube (go.cal.msu.edu/globaldh), and all are welcome to tune in. The program
and technology plan are available on the website, and we encourage engagement on
Twitter at #MSUGlobalDH.

Global Digital Humanities Symposium
March 26-27, 2020

Program (all times EDT)

  *   Thursday, March 26

     *   9:30 am - 10:45 am Opening Remarks and Keynote Presentation, Miguel
Escobar Varela, Emic interfaces: UX design for cultural specificity
     *   10:45 am - 11:00 am Break
     *   11:00 am - 12:30 pm Lightning Talks
        *   First section (11:00-11:35 am)
           *   Between Phallus and Freedom: An Ethnography on the Embodied
Experiences of Tinder Users in Cape Town, Leah Junck
           *   Digital Mapping of Culpability and the Culpable in African War
Texts, Richard Ajah
           *   Building an Inclusive Digital Local History in the Midwest,
Benjamin Ostermeier
           *   Regularization of Kinship Relations to Enrich the Social
Networks, Bin Li
           *   Time for questions (11:35-11:50)
        *   Second section (11:50-12:15)
           *   DH and Cultural Heritage: Digitisation of Eyo Festival in
Nigeria, Felix Bayode Oke
           *   Digital Apprehensions of Indian Poetics, Zahra Rizvi, Asra
Mamnoon, A. Sean Pue
           *   Empowered Minorities: Language Rights and Differential Outcomes
For Minorities Enjoying Kremlin Support, Martha Olcott, Michael Downs, and
Brigid McBride
           *   Time for questions (12:15-12:30)
     *   12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch break
     *   1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Challenging Communication Technologies: Current World
Events and Trends
        *   Can Library Metadata Stand with Hong Kong?, Joshua Barton, Mike
Erickson, Lucas Mak, and Nicole Smeltekop
        *   Digitalising political communication in West Africa: Facebook and
Twitter in election campaigns and political practices in Ghana, Akwasi Bosompem
        *   Intersection: Digital Humanities, Research Data Management and
Libraries in African Higher Education Institutions, Thembelihle Hwalima
     *   2:45 pm -3:00 pm Break
     *   3:00 pm -4:15 pm Moving Parts: Social Change, Categories, and the
Intersections of Pedagogy and Research
        *   Teaching with Data in the Academic Museum, Beth Fischer
        *   Digital Humanities and the discursive complexities of colonial
'letterature', Ayodele James Akinola
        *   Map-Based Storytelling for Evolving Places, Sayan Bhattacharyya

  *   Friday, March 27

     *   10:00 am - 11:00 am Keynote Presentation, Carrie Heitman, Narrative and
Nomenclature: Research Dialogues on Place-Based Knowledge in the Age of Digital
     *   11:00 am - 11:15 am Break
     *   11:15 am - 12:00 pm Poster Session (now Lightning Talks)
        *   Visualizing Poetic Meter in South Asian Languages, A. Sean Pue,
Ahmad Atta, and Rajiv Ranjan
        *   Echoes of Handicraft: The Use of Digital Technologies in Preserving
and Representing Textiles from East Asian Ethnic Minority Groups, Xiaolin Sun
and Catherine Nichols
        *   Humanities Commons: Making the Digital World Open, Communicative,
and Personal, June Oh
        *   OCTRA: A Transcription tool for the Bavarian Archive for Speech
Signals (BAS), supported by CLARIN, the European Research Infrastructure for
Language Resources and Technology - Emmanuel Ngue Um
     *   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch break
     *   1:00 pm - 2:15 pm The Future of the Archive: Case Studies in Power,
Data, and Collaboration
        *    The Evolution of the Enslaved Project, Kylene Cave and Duncan Tarr
        *   Sites of Memory: Reflecting on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi
in Rwanda, Erik Ponder
        *   When Managing a digital archive becomes a be-or-not-to-be issue,
Emmanuel Ngue Um
     *   2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Break
     *   2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Collaboration, Cultural Knowledge, and Community as
DH Learning for the 21st Century
        *   Collaborative Pedagogy: Foreign Language and Literature Courses,
Data Science, and Global Digital Humanities, Katherine Walden, Jarren Santos,
Celeste Sharpe, Palmar Alvarez-Blanco, Sarah Calhoun, and Mirzam PĂ©rez
        *   Students as Knowledge Producers: Understanding Arab-Americans in
central Ohio through Oral History Narratives, Hanada Al-Masri, Cheryl Johnson,
Olivia Reynolds and Alexis Grimm
     *   4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Closing remarks, Christopher P. Long (Dean, College
of Arts and Letters)
     *   4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Social time (not livestreamed)


Kristen Mapes
Assistant Director of Digital Humanities, College of Arts & Letters
Michigan State University
479 West Circle Drive, Linton Hall 308
East Lansing MI 48824

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