Panel discussion @ VCU: Scholar, Maker, Creator: New Humanities Conversations

cropped-header6Scholar, Maker, Creator: New Humanities Conversations

April 8 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University

I will be a Panelist – with Susan Brown (University of Alberta); Aaron McCollough (University of Michigan Publishing); Moderator: Richard Godbeer

Digital pragmata flourish at the nexus of research, teaching, and creativity. They can be textual databases, creative visualizations of information, multimedia explorations, collaboratively annotated maps, and a thousand other projects.

How do they fit into a world built on books and scholarly journals?

Will these new ways of communicating displace a world made on paper, or will they blend into new forms of scholarly expression that grow from the best of the past?

What is truly novel and significant about recent developments in the digital humanities and what are the implications for the humanities in general?