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Editors’ Choice: Round-up of AHA and MLA conferences

By Multiple Authors | January 9, 2012

Editors’ Note: The following talks, panel websites, blog posts, and public documents all came from the 2012 meetings of the Modern Language Association and American Historical Association and associated THATCamp the past weekend. *updated 1/26/12*

Papers and Panels

Panels: #alt-ac: The Future of ‘Alternative Academic’ Careers and Alternative Paths, Pitfalls, and Jobs in the Digital Humanities

Panel:  Archivists, Historians, and the Future of Authority in Archives

Panel: Building Digital Humanities in the Undergraduate Classroom

Panel: Close Playing: Literary Methods and Video Game Studies

Panel: Composing New Partnerships in the Digital Humanities

Panel: Crowdsourcing History: Collaborative Online Transcription and Archives

Panel: The Cultural Place of Nineteenth-Century Poetry

Panel: Debates in the Digital Humanities

Workshop: Digital Humanities: A Hands-On Workshop

Panel:  E-Roundtable on Digital Pedagogy

Panel: The Future is Here: Pioneers Discuss the Future of Digital Humanities

Panel: Gertrude Stein and Music

Panel: How to Get Started in Digital Humanities

Panel: Language, Literature, Learning

Panel: Learned Journals and Libraries: Knowledge Economies and Economics of Knowledge

Panel: The Literary Archive in an Age of Quantification: Evidence, Method, Imagination

Panel: Networks, Maps, and Words: Digital-Humanities Approaches to the Archive of American Slavery

Panel: Of King’s Treasuries, (GIGO) Wiki, (anti-) Google, and the E-Protean Invasion: The Evolving Nature of Scholarly Research

Panel: Old Books and New Tools

Panel: Presenting Historical Research Using Digital Media

Panel: Racial Silences in the Archive and the Historiography of Race in Postcolonial Latin America

Panel: Reading Writing Interfaces: E-Literature’s Past and Present

Panel: Rhetorical Historiography and the Digital Humanities

Panel: Text:Image – Visual Studies in the English Major

Panel: What Works? Integrating Culture into First-Year English and Foreign Language Courses

Keynote Address for the Council of Editors of Learned Journals

 

Additional Materials

Exhibit: Electronic Literature Exhibit

Workshop: Evaluating Digital Work for Tenure and Promotion: A Workshop for Evaluators and Candidates at the 2012 MLA Convention

Shared Documents

Reflections on the Digital Humanities at AHA and MLA