THATCamp Philly is back for its fourth annual unconference!
Friday, September 19 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Old City,
THATCamp, The Humanities And Technology Camp, is a free, open,
interdisciplinary “unconference” where humanists and technologists meet to
work together for the common good.
The theme for this year's event is "DH on a Dime" and will focus on
low-cost and creative approaches to Digital Humanities work.
The one-day forum will feature both scheduled workshops and unconference
sessions, dine arounds, swag, refreshments and good cheer!
Workshops will include: "Hands-on Mapmaking Tools" by Sarah Cordivano of
Azavea and GeoPhilly -- "Reusing Existing Platforms and Projects" by Stacey
Mann of Night Kitchen Interactive -- "Finding Data" by Nabil Kashyap of
Swarthmore College -- "Humanities Outreach Integrating Livestreamed Video
and Social Media" by Jeff Guin of Chemical Heritage Foundation -- "Video
Production and Publishing Strategies for Small Institutions on a Budget" by
Nicole Scalessa of the Library Company of Philadelphia. More information
on workshops can be found here: http://2014.thatcampphilly.org/workshops/
Our late afternoon reception will take place at the nearby historic
"Physick House" and will be sponsored by the Library Company of
Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks,
and Rochester Institute of Technology’s Digital Humanities Program.
Who should come?
Technologists, Humanists, Librarians, Archivists, Museum Professionals,
Academics, GIS Practitioners, Archaeologists, Undergraduates, Graduate
Students, AV Geeks, Tourism Promoters, Public Historians, English
Literature Types, Gallery Owners, Artists, Wikipedians, Visual Studies
Folks, Journalists, Cultural Organization Workers, Material Culture
Enthusiasts, Bloggers, Coders, Life-Long Learners. In short: YOU!
Registration is now open at the THATCamp Philly website:
You can keep in touch and keep up on developments by following THATCamp
Philly on Twitter @THATCampPhilly and by joining the PhillyDH Google Group
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for THATCamp Philly 2014