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Oct 22 2020

Resources and Visibility in Digital Humanities


October 22 - 23, 2020

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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All times listed in CST.


Day 1 (Thursday, October 22)
Abstracts and Bios can be found here.

9:00-9:15 — Welcome

9:15-10:35 — Panel 1: Chicago History and Spatial Humanities

10:45-12:15 — Workshop: “Teaching Digital Culture”  with Carly Kocurek, IIT

12:15-1:30 — Lunch Break

1:30-3:15 — Panel 2: Gaming and Transmediation

  • Moderator: Kishonna Gray, UIC
  • Patrick Jagoda, UChicago
    • "From Gamification to Experimental Games"
  • Samantha Bond, UIC
    • "Using Games and Interactive Media to Transform Medicine"
  • Judith Pintar, UIUC
    • "Where Wikipedia meets Minecraft: Collaborative game design as transmediated public history"
  • David Dubin, UIUC
    • "Games as Works"

3:30-5 — Keynote: Moya Bailey, Northeastern U

  • “Humans in the Digital Supply Chain”

Day 2 (Friday, October 23)
Abstracts and Bios can be found here.

9:00-10:20 — Panel 3: Public History and Community Engagement

  • Moderator: Teresa Helena Moreno, UIC
  • Carolyn Randolph-Kato, UIUC
    • “Decolonizing Data: A Community-Based Approach to Making Race Visible In the Age of Colorblind Mass Incarceration"
  • Jennifer Brier, UIC
    • Discussion: "History Moves"
  • Christina Harrington, DePaul U
    • "Community-Based Participatory Approaches to Centering Marginalized Voices in our Engagement with Health Information"

10:30-12:00 — Workshop: “Teaching with Digital Archives” with Elizabeth Hopwood, Loyola U

12:00-1:30 — Lunch Break

1:30-3:15 — Panel 4: Digitizing Cultural Resources

  • Moderator: Janet Swatscheno, UIC
  • Rebecca Graff, Lake Forest College
    • "Digitizing Archaeology, Visualizing Commodity Chains: Chicago’s Charnley-Persky House Archaeological Project"
  • Devin Hunter, UIS
    • "History Harvests, Memory Labs, and Humanities Trucks: A Survey of Community Digitization Projects"
  • Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, UIUC
    • "Cinema from Inside Out: Digital Film Studies"

3:30-5 — Keynote: Sara L. Schwebel, UIUC

  • "Children’s Literature as Public History: Bridging Divides Within and Beyond the Academy"


Carla Barger

Date posted

Jan 24, 2020

Date updated

Mar 10, 2021


Moya Bailey, Keynote | Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies & Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Northeastern University

Sara Schwebel, Keynote | Professor at the School of Information Sciences and Director of The Center for Children's Books | University of Illinois

Elizabeth Hopwood, Workshop Leader | Acting Director and Graduate Program Director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities & Instructor in Digital Humanities and English | Loyola University Chicago