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HASTAC team members Mandy Dailey, Nancy Kimberly, Ruby Sinreich, and I will be attending the CHAT Festival--Collaborations:  Humanities, Arts, and Technology Festival to be held at University of North Carolina February 16-20 and would love to meet up with any HASTAC network members who will be there.   Please let us know via either the comments box below or on the Events page meet-up and calendaring tool on this site. Here's the url for the full Festival site: and for the schedule:


HASTAC is proud to have been involved in some of the planning for this really incredible CHAT Festival of discussions, performances, workshops, discussions, and interactive exhibits. The roster includes Robert J. Bach, President of the Entertainment and Devices division of Microsoft, bestselling author Steven Hockensmith,  cultural anthropologist and YouTube Phenom Michael Wesch, and game theorist and blogger Jesper Juul and so much more.  Check it out!


I will be doing a "Soundbyte" interview with one of the organizers, John McGowan, Director of the  Institute for the Arts and Humanities , from 11 to noon on February 18.   Here's the info about my invent.

Soundbyte: The Future of Learning in a Digital Age | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Internet brings about a way of learning that is not new or revolutionary but is now the norm for today’s graduating high school and college classes. Davidson and McGowan discuss potential new models of digital learning and propose what tomorrow’s classrooms may look like.
Hyde Hall, University Room
Cathy Davidson, John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Ruth F. Devarney Professor of English
in conversation with
John McGowan, Ruel W. Tyson Jr. Distinguished Professor of the Humanities and director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities
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