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2020 DH Symposium Events Schedule

Digital Places, Physical Spaces Schedule

Our symposium will be taking place on Friday, May 1, 2020, 11 AM–4 PM EDT on Zoom. Please click to see full schedule.

Friday, May 1, 2020, 11 AM–4 PM EDT on Zoom.

11:00: Opening Remarks, Daniel Gorman Jr., University of Rochester

11:10 – 1:00: Digital Places
Moderator: Alexander Zawacki, University of Rochester

  • Sarah Thompson (Rochester Institute of Technology), “Reconstruction à l’identique: Restoration, Authenticity, and Digital Models in French Gothic Patrimony”
  • Jason Tercha (Binghamton University), “Mapping the Social Effects of Antebellum Railroad Development in Northern Virginia”
  • Stephen Jacobs (Rochester Institute of Technology), “Mordechi Marches to Manchuria: Building mordechi.org.”

1:00 – 1:30: Lunch Break

1:30 – 3:00: Digital Spaces
Moderator: Madeline Ullrich, University of Rochester 

  • Suchismata Dutta (University of Miami), “Schools in Community Conversations: Digital Analytics and the Formation of Hybrid Communities”
  • James Rankine (University of Rochester), “Messy Data, Neat Maps”
  • Sanaa Khan (University of California, San Diego), “Beyond Bodies: Critical Race Perspectives on Digital Embodiments”

3:00 – 4:00: Keynote Lecture
Moderator: Erin Francisco, University of Rochester 

Henry B. Lovejoy, Department of History, University of Colorado Boulder, “Follow the Drums: Mapping Yorùbá Migrations to Cuba, Brazil and Sierra Leone during the Abolition of the Slave Trade”

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