Past Digital Humanities Lectures:
New Voices on DH @ UM
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:30pm
M. Christine Schwartz Center for Nursing Education
Executive Board Room
5030 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables 33146
Free & Open to the Public
Digital Refusals: Advocacy, Resistance, and Radical Epistemologies in the Digital Humanities
Allison Schifani is Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Miami. Her research focuses on literature, culture, urban, and media studies across the 20th- and 21st-centuries in the Americas. Her work has appeared in Media Fields and The Journal of Urban Cultural Studies. Professor Schifani is also a co-founder of the research and design collaborative SPEC.
Field Crystallization: How Digital Humanities is Evolving
Paige Morgan is the Digital Humanities Librarian at the University of Miami. Previously, she was a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital Humanities at the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship at McMaster University. Besides building infrastructure for digital scholarship, her research focuses on database creation and linked open data; as well as eighteenth-century English poetry and economics. She has published in Romanticism, Romantic Circles, and DH+Lib.
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 12:30pm
Otto G. Richter Library
Third Floor Conference Room
1300 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables 33146
Free & Open to the Public
Digital Philology or When the Love for Words Becomes Computational
Susanna Allés Torrent is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Miami. She earned a BA in Classics (2003) and in Italian Philology, a MA in Digital Humanities at the École Nationale des Chartes, and a Ph.D. in Romance Studies (2012) from the University of Barcelona. She specializes in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia, translation studies, textual scholarship and philology, and she explores several aspects of digital humanities, especially scholarly digital editions, electronic text analysis, intertextuality and text reuse, and digital lexicography.
What is a "Critical" Digital Humanities?
Lindsay Thomas is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Miami. Her research and teaching focus on the digital humanities, media studies, and contemporary American literature. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Surveillance & Society, American Literature, Contemporary Literature, and American Literature in Transition: 2000-2010. Her current book project, Training for Catastrophe: Preparedness and the Management of the Future, argues that the media of the national security state train us to accept catastrophe as part of everyday life. She is also co-director of WhatEvery1Says, a multi-institutional computational text analysis project that aims to explore the shape of contemporary public discourse on the value of the humanities.