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First CIC Digital Humanities Summit Set for April 19-20, 2012

Mar 05, 2012

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation will be hosting the first Digital Humanities Summit in Lincoln from April 19-20, 2012.

A key strategy of the CIC Digital Humanities Initiative is forming a stronger CIC faculty community and networks across the discipline. With this in mind, a CIC Digital Humanities Summit is being held to identify potential collaborative research opportunities in digital humanities that cross CIC universities.

William G. Thomas, III, the John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities and Chair of History at the University Nebraska-Lincoln and faculty member at the UN-L Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, will chair the keynote session on Trends in Digital Humanities.  Other session topics include Scholarly Publishing & Promotion and Tenure in the Digital World and the Role of Centers in Digital Humanities.

From this meeting, it is hoped that a major CIC research collaboration can be announced at the international conference, Digital Humanities 2013, to be held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in July 2013.

Sponsors of the summit are the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, and the Liberal Arts and Sciences Deans of CIC universities. 

Please visit the CIC Digital Humanities Summit homepage for more on the program and registration details.

Organizing Committee

Katherine Walter, Professor and Chair, Digital Initiatives & Special Collections; Co-Director, Center for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; co-chair, centerNet (international network of digital humanities centers); co-chair, CIC Digital Humanities Collaboration Committee
Dean Rehberger, Associate Professor of Writing Rhetoric and American Cultures, and Director, MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters & Social Sciences Online, Michigan State University; member, North American board of centerNet; co-chair, CIC Digital Humanities Collaboration Committee
Angela Courtney, Head, Arts & Humanities Department, Indiana University Libraries
Christopher Long, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Philosophy and Classics, Pennsylvania State University
Martin Mueller, Professor, Department of English and Classics, Northwestern University and member of the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium Executive Board
Jon Winet, Associate Professor of Art and Art History, and Director, Digital Studio for Public Humanities, University of Iowa



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