Humanities (Dot) Net: Currents in the Digital Humanities

A one-day conference at the Jackman Humanities Institute, organized by the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI) and centerNet (an international network of digital humanities centers). Program.

Organized by CHCI and centerNet

The following information is current as of February 3, 2011 and is subject to change
All sessions will take place at the Jackman Humanities Institute

9:00 – 10:30 am
Opening Plenary Session: Bridging the Digital Gap in Humanities Scholarship
John Unsworth, Illinois Informatics Institute, University of Illinois
Brian Cantwell Smith, Canada Research Chair in the Foundations of Information, University of Toronto
Chair: Kay Walter

10:30 – 10:40 am
Short Discussions of Current Projects in the Digital Humanities

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Panel: Digital Disciplines
James Chandler, Franke Institute for the Humanities, University of Chicago
Tara McPherson, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California
Chair: Geoffrey Rockwell, University of Alberta

12:00 – 1:30 pm
Lunch with Breakout sessions
Chair: Stefan Sinclair, McMaster University
– Centers for Research and the Role of Service
– Infrastructure Planning and University Funding

1:30 – 2:30 pm
Panel: Digital Publics
Kathleen Woodward, Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington
Susan Brown, School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph
Chair: Timothy Murray, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University

2:30 – 2:40 pm
Short Discussions of Current Projects in the Digital Humanities

3:00 – 4:30 pm
Partners Roundtable: Humanities and the Wider World
Cathy N. Davidson, co-founder, HASTAC and John Hope Franklin Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Duke University
Mark Surman, Mozilla Foundation
Chad Gaffield, President, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Other Participants TBA

4:30 – 5:30 pm
Closing Session: The Future of the CHCI/centerNet Alliance
Discussion of Scholarly Communications Institute 8, with Abby Rumsey
Chair/Moderator: Robert Gibbs, Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto

Event details
Wednesday, 15 June, 2011 - 09:00 - 17:30
Jackman Humanities Institute, Jackman Humanities Building, 10th floor, 170 St. George Street