Digital Frontiers Conference

Digital Frontiers Conference
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 1:00am to Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00am

Digital Frontiers is celebrating its 5th Anniversary at Rice University with Keynote Speakers Roopika Risam (Salem State University) and Patrick Meier (author, Digital Humanitarians). Join us September 22-24, 2016.

Opening Keynote

Burning Down the Tent: New Futures for Social Justice and Digital Humanities

Roopika Risam (Salem State University)

Closing Keynote

From I, Robot to WeRobotics: Humanitarian Robotics in Action

Patrick Meier (WeRobotics & Humanitarian UAV Network; author, Digital Humanitarians) 

The diverse program includes workshops on digital pedagogy, making coloring books from digital archives, and using MOUs to manage projects, along with panels, papers, and posters by 59 presenters representing 27 institutions in 8 US states.

Digital Frontiers is also partnering with the Texas Digital Humanities Consortium and the Resilient Networks to Support Inclusive Digital Humanities initiative for a THATCamp on Saturday, September 24! Registration for THATCamp Digital Frontiers is free, but limited to the first 50 registrants. Visit to register.

Registration for Digital Frontiers closes September 9. Register at

For more information, please visit the website, email, join the Facebook Group, and follow @DigiFront and #DF16RU on Twitter.


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