There's still space at THATCamp Prime at the Center for History and New
Media -- please distribute the below to anyone you think might be
The Humanities and Technology Camp <http://thatcamp.org>is a free, open
unconference where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn
and build together in sessions proposed on the spot. Since its founding
at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media
<http://chnm.gmu.edu>at George Mason University in 2008, more than 105
been held in places all around the world, helping more than 6000
students, scholars, and professionals improve their skills in the
digital humanities while meeting terrific, smart people from all kinds
of fields and professions.
The sixth annual THATCamp CHNM
<http://chnm2013.thatcamp.org>(affectionately nicknamed "THATCamp
Prime") will take place June 7-8, 2013at the Roy Center for History and
New Media in Fairfax, VA. Spots are still available, and the whole event
is free. At an unconference, the program is mostly created on the first
day by the participants themselves, but pre-scheduled events
<http://chnm2013.thatcamp.org/schedule>include a Wikipedia
editathonwhere participants edit Wikipedia, a manuscript
transcribathonwhere participants transcribe and tag digital historical
documents, and workshopson topics such as how to use JSTOR Data for
Research to analyze a massive archive of scholarly journal articles. A
Maker Challenge <http://chnm2013.thatcamp.org/challenge>will offer
THATCamp CHNM participants prizes such as an iPad Mini for any original
project begun that weekend.
Register now <http://chnm2013.thatcamp.org/register>while space is still
available. Everyone is welcome, and THATCamp is notoriously
productive, and collegial. Visithttp://chnm2013.thatcamp.orgfor more
information or write Dr. Amanda French at [log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
Amanda L. French, Ph.D.
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