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2019 Distinguished Scholar Jessica Marie Johnson

Jessica Marie Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University. Her work has appeared in Slavery & Abolition, The Black Scholar, Meridians: Feminism, Race and Transnationalism, American Quarterly, Social Text, The Journal of African American History, Debates in the Digital Humanities, Forum Journal, Bitch Magazine, Black Perspectives (AAIHS), Somatosphere, and […]

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2017 Distinguished Scholar Victoria Szabo

March 2-3, 2017 Dr. Victoria Szabo is Associate Research Professor of Visual and Media Studies; Director of the Digital Humanities Initiative; and the Director of Graduate Studies for the PhD program in Computational Media, Arts, and Cultures at Duke University. Related Events: Omeka Workshop in the Vista Collaboratory Lunch with graduate students: Careers in the Digital […]

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2015 Distinguished Visiting Scholar Laura Mandell

February 19-20, 2015 Dr. Laura Mandell is the Director of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture at Texas A&M University. Related Events: Presentation: “Big Data and the Humanities” Lunch with graduate students Keynote: “Scaling Up: Search as Research” Panel: “Archives in Between: Cultural Preservation, Material to Digital” (Welles-Brown Room), with Joanne Bernardi (Associate […]

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2015 Distinguished Visiting Scholar Ed Ayers

Ed Ayers March 17-19, 2015 Dr. Edward Ayers is President of the University of Richmond. In “The Shape of the Civil War,” the Heritage of DH By Eitan FreedenbergConfronting the popular claim that DH is simply a new coat of (bureaucratic and distracting) paint on traditional humanistic methods, Ayers discussed at length the “History of the […]