Digital Humanities Summer Faculty Workshop at Northwestern University

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 10:00am to Friday, August 16, 2013 - 6:00pm

        The Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, assisted by generous support of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, the Multimedia Learning Center, the Center for Scholarly Communication and Digital Curation, and Academic & Research Technologies, is proud to host the upcoming Digital Humanities Summer Faculty Workshop at Northwestern University, from August 5-16, 2013. The workshop is dedicated to supporting and building scholarly digital humanities research and pedagogy projects that contain meaningful roles for undergraduate students.

        We are pleased to announce that this year’s workshop will feature five exciting presentations open to the public:


Tuesday, August 6, 2013:

1:30-3:00: Steven Jones (Loyola University Chicago), “The Emergence of Digital Humanities”



Thursday, August 8, 2013:

1:30-3:00: Marie Hicks (Illinois Institute of Technology) on digital humanities undergraduate teaching and curriculum change

3:30-5:00: Kathryn Tomasek (Wheaton College), “Encoding Historical Financial Records: Pedagogy and Research in a Digital Edition of a Local Primary Source”



Wednesday, August 14, 2013:

1:30-3:30: Amanda French, “Building Scholarly Digital Archives with Omeka”



Friday, August 16, 2013:

1:30-3:30: Tanya Clement (University of Texas, Austin), “Project-based Digital Humanities in the Undergraduate Curriculum: A History, a Few Principles, and Some Suggestions”



        All presentations will take place in the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities Seminar Room, 2-2370 Kresge Hall, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208. You can learn more about the Digital Humanities Summer Faculty Workshop at Please contact Emily VanBuren with any questions: We hope to see you there!


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