Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures: Humanities in a Digital Age Symposium
On November 11th, the University’s new Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures hosted a daylong symposium on “The Humanities in a Digital Age.” The symposium included two panels—one on Access & Ownership and the other on Research & Teaching—and two keynote talks.
The first keynote was given by Stephen Ramsay, Associate Professor in the Department of English and Fellow in the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.
The second keynote was given by Dan Cohen, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History in New Media at George Mason University.
Panel 1: Access and Ownership
Jeremy Boggs, Humanities Design Architect, UVa Library Scholars’ Lab
Ann Houston, Director of Humanities and Social Sciences, UVa Library
[audio:http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/files/Panel1.mp3|titles=Panel 1: Access and Ownership]
Keynote: Stephen Ramsay, “Textual Behavior in the Human Male.”
Respondent: Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor, UVa Department of English
[audio:http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/files/Textual_Behavior.mp3|titles=Textual Behavior in the Human Male]
Panel 2: Research and Teaching
Alison Booth, Professor, UVa Department of English
Mitch Green, Horace W. Goldsmith Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy, UVa Department of Philosophy
[audio:http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/files/Panel2.mp3|titles=Panel 2: Research and Teaching]
Keynote: Dan Cohen, “Humanities Scholars and the Web: Past, Present, and Future.”
Respondent: Jerome McGann, Professor, UVa Department of English
[audio:http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/files/Humanities_Scholars.mp3|titles=Humanities Scholars and the Web]