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You are invited to attend the concluding symposium of the Mellon Seminars in
Digital Humanities, featuring talks and panels by faculty and graduate
students from UCLA and elsewhere. See the website for more information:

These Seminars are hosted by Todd Presner (Germanic Languages and
Comparative Literature, UCLA) and Jeffrey Schnapp (Stanford University,
Stanford Humanities Laboratory, and Mellon Visiting Professor of Digital
Humanities, UCLA). They invite you to an afternoon of thought-provoking

Presenters: (See schedule below)
Date: Monday, June 1, 2009
Time: 12 noon ­ 5 pm SLT/PDT (U.S. Pacific Time)
             Real Life (RL): UCLA Visualization Portal (5628 Math Sciences
             Second Life (SL): Entropia, the Digital Library Federationıs SL
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            Second Life basic accounts are free:

            NOTE to SL attendees: Please RSVP to Esther Grassian
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            and receive the SLURL (SL url), as well as instructions for
viewing the live video feed and adjusting
            the audio in SL.

·       12:00-12:45: Lunch and introductory comments about Digital
Humanities and the Mellon Seminar by Jeffrey
        Schnapp and Todd Presner, including a presentation of the ³Digital
Humanities Manifesto 2.0²
·       12:45-1:10: Brian Stefans (with Mark McGurl as respondent): ³Poetry
in the Age of New Media²
·       1:10-1:25: Maite Zubiaurre: ³Connecting the Dots: Spanish
Cyberfeminism, Digital Art, and Domestic Violence²
·       1:25-1:40: Xarene Eskandar: ³Digital Humanities Pedagogy and
Practice: A Case Study in Media-Space-Narrative²
·       1:45-2:45: ³Digital Cultural Mapping² featuring lightning talks by:
Phil Ethington, Jan Reiff, Chris Johanson, Willeke
        Wendrich, Elaine Sullivan, Barbara Hui (respondents: Todd Presner
and Diane Favro) 
·       2:45-3:15: ³Mobile Media² featuring lightning talks by: Scott
Ruston, David Shepard, Eric Chuk, Antero Garcia,
        Jennifer Porst, and Christie Nittrouer
·       3:15-3:30: Break
·       3:30-4:30: Keynote by N. Katherine Hayles: ³How we Think: The
Transforming Power of Digital Humanities²
·       4:30-5:00: Answering the Question: What is(nıt) Digital Humanities?
(a group conversation); Wrap-up, next steps,
        mapping the future...

Esther Grassian
Information Literacy Librarian
UCLA College Library
Box 951450
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Phone: 310-206-4410
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