SYMPOSIUM 2017: Digital Scholarship and Community Engagement
Please join us for Marquette University’s third annual Digital Scholarship Symposium, September 28, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This year's event, "Digital Scholarship and Community Engagement," begins with a workshop with Dr. Sheila Brennan of George Mason University's Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and Dr. Sharon Leon of Michigan State University. A lunchtime session spotlights Marquette faculty involved in engaged scholarship. The afternoon features two afternoon sessions that provide opportunities for Marquette's digital scholars to plan for the future and to network with other digital scholars both on and off campus. A reception will close out the event.
Dr. Sheila Brennan: Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and Research Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History, George Mason University
Dr. Sharon Leon: Associate Professor of History, Michigan State University
9:00-9:30 a.m.: Coffee and welcomeDr. Gary Meyer, Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, and Janice Welburn, Dean of University Libraries, Marquette University.
9:30-11:30 a.m.: Workshop: Digital scholarship and community engagementLed by Dr. Sheila Brennan, George Mason University, and Dr. Sharon Leon, Michigan State University.
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Lunch and "poster"/demonstration sessionShowcase of Marquette projects related to community engagement, from a variety of disciplines. Lunch provided.
1:00-2:00 p.m.: DiscussionLed by Dr. James Marten, Professor and Chair, Department of History, Marquette University.
2:00-3:30 p.m.: Networking session Informal conversations led by Marquette colleagues about the following methods and modes of digital scholarship:
Community archives: Elizabeth Gibes and Katie Blank
Scholarly archives: Heather James
Mapping: Eugenia Afinoguenova
Programming and databases: Thomas Schwartz and Praveen Madiraju
Scholarly publication: Jenn Fishman
Storytelling: James Brust
Translation: Laura Matthew and Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent
Visualization: John Ladisa and Scott Dale
3:30-4:30 p.m.: ReceptionHosted by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Raynor Memorial Libraries
RSVP by September 25
The event is free and open to all Marquette faculty, students, and staff--but RSVP is required. Use the green Register button at right to RSVP for the full symposium or individual sessions. Internet Explorer users: If you have trouble using this site, please RSVP directly to Elisa Coghlan at email@example.com.
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Raynor Memorial Libraries
Department of History
Office of the Provost
Digital Scholarship Working Group
University Library Board