Save the Dates: "Digital Pragmata" forums showcase innovation in media and scholarship

February 26, 2013

Save the dates: VCU Libraries hosts three sessions on digital scholarship March 26, April 25 and May 2. Registration for these free sessions for faculty and graduate students will open after spring break.  

Digital Pragmata (Digital Things) Forums 

March 26

1 to 3 p.m., followed by reception

Visualizing the Digital

Design, ideas and platforms

  • Edward L. Ayers, president, University of Richmond, pioneer in the digital humanities
  • Amanda French, THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) coordinator, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
  • Emily Smith, executive director, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, curator and creator of InLight Richmond
  • Moderator: Roy D. McKelvey, associate professor, Department of Graphic Design, VCU, co-founder of Loop: AIGA Journal of Interactive Design Education

April 25

1 to 3 p.m., followed by a reception

Crafting Content

Creation, scholarship and organization

  • Ben Fino-Radin, digital conservator for Rhizome at the New Museum and manager of the Museum of Modern Art Digital Repository
  • Francesca Fiorani, associate professor, History of Art and Architecture, UVA, director of Leonardo da Vinci and His Treatise on Painting
  • Michael Poston, digital texts editor and encoding architect, Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Moderator: Joshua Eckhardt, associate professor, Department of English, VCU, and founding, general co-editor of British Virginia

May 2

Noon to 2 p.m.

Funding Innovation

Avenues, resources and support for projects

  • Jessica Venable, grant analyst, Office of Research, VCU
  • David Holland, research and entrepreneurship specialist, School of the Arts, VCU
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