Panel Discussion: "The Foundations and Futures of Digital Humanities"

Introduction: Kathleen Woodward, Departmenr of English and Director, Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington

Foundations and Futures

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Discussion led by John Unsworth
John Unsworth is Dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Previously, he served as the Director of the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia. For his work at IATH, he received the 2005 Richard W. Lyman Award from the National Humanities Center. He co-chaired the national commission that produced the 2006 report on Cyberinfrastructure for Humanities and Social Science, on behalf of the American Council of Learned Societies, and he has supervised research projects across the disciplines in the humanities.


  • Susan Brown, Orlando Project, University of Guelph
  • Kathleen Fitzpatrick, MediaCommons, Pomona College
  • Henry Lowood, Stanford Humanities Lab, Stanford University
  • Tara McPherson, Vectors, University of Southern California
  • Kenneth M. Price, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities and The Whitman Archive, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Martha Nell Smith, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, University of Maryland