Spark Fest: Twin Cities Digital Humanities Symposium

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 (Last Year)

Spark Fest: Twin Cities Digital Humanities Symposium

Have you been following developments in digital humanities? Are you ready to take the plunge and learn how to develop projects? Would you like to meet others who are interested in this emerging field? Would you like to take your digital humanities projects to the next level? Then, mark your calendars.

The University of Minnesota Libraries and Macalester College DeWitt Wallace Library are hosting a Twin Cities Digital Humanities Symposium May 14 & 15, 2013. The symposium is co-sponsored by CLIC (Cooperating Libraries in Consortium) and the UM College of Liberal Arts Office of Information Technology.This research retreat will offer inspiring examples of digital humanities scholarship, provide an opportunity to discuss tools and issues at the heart of the research, and allow you to network with potential research partners.

This symposium is aimed at scholars (faculty and graduate students) from humanities and computer science fields, academic technologists, programmers, research consultants, librarians, and other academic support staff from Minnesota.

The symposium will open on May 14 with an evening reception at the Weisman Art Museum (University of Minnesota) and talk from Matt Jockers(Nebraska; http://www.matthewjockers.net/). The following symposium day, May 15, takes place on the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus and features a plenary address by Mark Tebeau(Cleveland State; http://marktebeau.com/).

Registration will open March 25, 2013.

Address questions to Jennie Burroughs (jburroug@umn.edu

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