Arte Público Press/Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage at the University of Houston invites you to a Digital Humanities & Social Justice public lecture by
Head of Research and Development in the Scholars’ Lab
University of Virginia Library
Public lecture: “A Carrier Bag Theory for Digital Humanities”
Thursday, January 25
MD Anderson Library 266-C
University of Houston
*Light refreshments provided
*We will live-tweet this lecture using #usLdh and livestream the video on our Facebook page
Jeremy Boggs is the Head of Research and Development in the Scholars' Lab at the University of Virginia Library, where he and his colleagues collaborate with faculty and students on experimental digital humanities research and teaching. He is also a lecturer in American Studies at UVA, where he teaches courses on digital tools and methods for humanities research and an upcoming course on Digital Archives and Social Justice. With his collaborator Purdom Lindblad, Boggs is writing a book titled "Advocacy By Design," which documents ways that design--in a variety of contexts--can contribute to critical engagement and advocacy efforts in digital work.
About the Digital Humanities & Social Justice Speaker Series and Workshops:
The speakers series and workshops on Digital Humanities & Social Justice will explore the ethical concerns involved when creating digital projects and minority archives and how digital scholarship can be a site of social justice and activism. This series brings in leading scholars in the field of DH who are engaging and creating ethical, socially-conscious methodologies. This series is sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Arte Público Press/Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage, the Digital Research Commons, MD Anderson Library, & the Houston Arts Alliance.
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