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Marquette University Digital Scholarship Symposium 2017

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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 and Dr. Sharon Leon of George Mason University's Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. 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.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Sheila Brennan and Dr. Sharon Leon

  • 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: Director of Public Projects at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and Associate Professor of History, George Mason University

Schedule

9:00-9:30 a.m.: Coffee and welcome
Dr. 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 engagement
Led by Dr. Sheila Brennan and Dr. Sharon Leon, George Mason University.

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Lunch and "poster"/demonstration session
Showcase of Marquette projects related to community engagement, from a variety of disciplines. Lunch provided.

1:00-2:00 p.m.: Discussion
Led 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.: Reception
Hosted 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 elisa.coghlan@marquette.edu.

Special Needs

If you plan to attend the symposium and have any special needs, please get in touch with Elisa Coghlan at elisa.coghlan@marquette.edu.

Symposium Sponsors

  • Raynor Memorial Libraries
  • Department of History
  • Office of the Provost
  • Digital Scholarship Working Group
  • University Library Board
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