Saturday, December 15, 2012

Spring 2013 Events

Mark your calendar for our spring semester events.

As always, all are free and welcome anyone who wishes to attend. More information about each will be posted on this blog as the date nears, and will be disseminated through our electronic mailing list as well (contact Emily Russell <> to subscribe).

And, if you have the resources, please consider supporting our 2012 Fund Drive.

Jan 25 & 26
Digital Humanities Symposium
Featuring, among many others: Elaine Treharne (Stanford), Will Noel (U Penn), Ryan Cordell (Northeastern), Candace Barrington (CCSU), Peter Donaldson (MIT), Dirksen Bauman (Gallaudet), Sheila Cavanagh (Emory), Katherine Rowe (Bryn Mawr), and Sarah Werner (Folger)

Feb. 19
Anthony Bale, guest lecturer at Jeffrey Cohen's graduate seminar to discuss his new translation of Mandeville and the work's cultural contexts. The class will be open to interested visitors. Readings will precirculate.

March 1
Will Stockton, "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Queerness, Presentism, and Romeo and Juliet."

April 5
Symposium: Ecology of the Inhuman

Monday, December 10, 2012

Digital Humanities Symposium at the George Washington University, Jan 25 and 26

This event is free and open to the public and all guests are encouraged to bring their laptops and smartphones.  Free internet access will be provided for all in attendance.  This symposium will include 15-minute presentations on topics ranging from digital scholarship best practices, challenges, and future trends to disability, culture, and linguistic studies.  Presentations are designed with a broad audience in mind and address multiple disciplines. In addition to the more traditional 15-minute presentations, there will be a Skype session and hands-on proof-of-concept sessions.  Books about the digital humanities and other related topics will be available for purchase at the event.

Please see the Digital Humanities Symposium website ( a schedule of each day's events, maps and area hotel information, presentation abstracts and participant bios.  

***There is a registration link at the top of the Digital Humanities Symposium website - please make sure to fill this out.  After you register, you should receive a confirmation email.*** 

The symposium will be held on the George Washington University campus; specific location information is forthcoming.