Digital Places, Physical Spaces 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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