Will Fenton

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Fenton
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Will Fenton is the Director of Scholarly Innovation at the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Creative Director of Redrawing History: Indigenous Perspectives on Colonial America (The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage). He earned his Ph.D. from Fordham University in August 2018 (Department of English).

Fenton specializes in early American literature and the digital humanities, for which he has received support from the American Philosophical Society; Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections; the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory; the Library Company of Philadelphia; the Modern Language Association; the New York Public Library; NYC Digital Humanities; and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture. His writings have appeared in academic journals (American QuarterlyCommon-Place, and ESQ); academic blogs (American Philosophical Society, HASTAC, MLA Connected Academics, Omohundro Uncommon Sense, and the Organization of American Historians); and various public platforms (including Slate, Inside Higher Ed, and PC Magazine)

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First Biennial Innovation Award, Library Company of Philadelphia (CFP)

First Biennial Innovation Award, Library Company of Philadelphia (CFP)

May 6 2019 to August 1 2019
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First Biennial Innovation Award The Library Company of Philadelphia Call for Proposals The Library Company of Philadelphia is delighted to welcome applications for its First Biennial Innovation Award . The Innovation Award will recognize a project—digital or analog—that critically and creatively...
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