Lisa Tagliaferri

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Lisa studies the humanities and technology. She is a postdoctoral fellow in the digital humanities at MIT.

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Lisa Tagliaferri is a postdoctoral fellow at MIT and holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the Graduate Center (CUNY). Her dissertation, Lyrical Mysticism: The Writing and Reception of Catherine of Siena, addresses the texts of the mystical 14th-century writer Catherine of Siena. More broadly, her work deals with the digital humanities, access to information, and educational communities and networks. Lisa has a background in the computer sciences, having earned an MSc from the University of London, with a thesis on researching and building educational games. She is an Engineering Technical Writer, helping people learn to code in Python, and has previously taught computer science and humanities courses at the undergraduate level. 

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CFP: Innovations in Digital Humanities Pedagogy @ DH2017 (8 August 2017, Montreal CA)

February 15 2017
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Innovations in Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Local, National, and International Training A mini-conference and member meeting sponsored by the International Digital Humanities Training Network / ADHO Training Group 8 August 2017 @ Digital Humanities 2017, Montreal CA Applications Due: 15 February...
Pirandello 150 Film Forum

Pirandello 150 at Film Forum, New York City

January 13 2017 to January 19 2017
PIRANDELLO 150 Through Thursday, January 19 Nobel laureate for literature Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936) has become an adjective for theater around the world via deeply probed themes of illusion and identity, with actors everywhere breaking the fourth wall, and commenting freely on the works they’re...
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Indiana University Data Curation Postdoc in Latin American & Caribbean Studies

December 29 2016
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The Indiana University (IU) Libraries, with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) through a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on advancing scholarly and research data curation practices and services across various...
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Global Digital Humanities Symposium | March 16-17, 2017

Global Digital Humanities Symposium | March 16-17, 2017

March 16 2016 to March 17 2016
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Proposals due Friday, December 9 Digital Humanities at Michigan State University is proud to continue its symposium series on Global DH into its second year. Digital humanities scholarship continues to be driven by work at the intersections of of a range of distinct disciplines and an ethical...
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CFP Digital Humanities in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS, Phoenix 9-11 February)

CFP Digital Humanities in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS, Phoenix 9-11 February)

November 15 2016
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Call For Papers: Digital Humanities in Medieval and Renaissance Studies Paradigm Shifts During the Global Middle Ages and Renaissance: 23rd Annual ACMRS Conference (2017) ​ Thursday, February 9, 2017 to Saturday, February 11, 2017, Embassy...
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Renaissance Studies and the Digital Humanities: A Rountable at the Graduate Center, CUNY

October 14 2016
Roundtable: Renaissance Studies and the Digital Humanities October 14, 4:00-6:00 PM, The Skylight Room Speakers Michael Ullyot (English, Calgary) Richard Freedman (Music, Haverford) Julie Van Peteghem (Romance Languages, Hunter) Andie Silva (English, York) Introduced by Cathy N. Davidson (The...
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PEN World Voices Festival: Theatrical Performance: Characters in Search of a Country

PEN World Voices Festival: Theatrical Performance: Characters in Search of a Country

April 29 2016
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò New York University Presented as part of The Literary Mews - a festival within the PEN World Voices Festival Kairos Italy Theater (Casa Italiana Theater Company in Residence) presents: Characters in Search of a Country Based on Six Characters in Search of an Author by...
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