Emily VanBuren

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I am a first year doctoral student in History at Northwestern University, studying Modern British History. I am also part of Northwestern's interdisciplinary cluster in Critical Studies in Theatre and Performance. My areas of interest include Britain during the two world wars, gender, theatre history, and performance studies. My current research focuses on interwar British theatre, and the negotiation of a popular narrative of the First World War on the stage.

I earned my BA at the University of Pittsburgh, where I studied History and Theatre Arts. I received my MA from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, where my thesis was entitled, “Between Entertainment and Elegy: Shell-Shock, Manliness, and Memory in R. C. Sherriff’s 'Journey’s End.'”

As an interdisciplinary historian, I am especially interested in the way the digital humanities can serve as a bridge between disparate fields of scholarship. As a graduate student, I am also interested in the way the digital community facilitates an orientation within the scholarly profession.

Find me on Twitter: @emilydvb

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Digital Humanities Summer Faculty Workshop at Northwestern University

August 5 2013 to August 16 2013
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...
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