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Digital Humanities Showcase

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Everyone is invited to a showcase of Digital Humanities (DH) projects underway across the University.  The program will include brief presentations followed by discussion and a reception.  Find out about innovative endeavors happening in Classics, The Elliot School, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, Philosophy, Statistics, Health Sciences, DC Africana Archives Project, and more. Presented by the GW Digital Humanities Institute and GW Libraries, with opening remarks by Associate Professor of History Diane Cline, Director of Cross Disciplinary Collaboration and the XD@GW Faculty Cooperative.

Please RSVP at go.gwu.edu/GWdoesDH

12:30-1:00pm: 3 presentations + 10 min Q&A + 5 min break

  • Connie Gelb (English for Academic Purposes): Facilitating Communication, Intercultural Competence and “Voice” in an EAP Course Through Digital Storytelling
  • Jonathan Ebinger (Journalism, School of Media and Public Affairs): Promo for History of Television News Online Summer Class

  • Paige McDonald (Clinical Research and Leadership, SMHS), Howard Straker (Physician Assistant Studies, SMHS), Caitlyn Ward (Student, Physician Assistant Services, SMHS):Collaborative Case Resolutions: Employing VoiceThread Technology to Promote Interaction and Higher Levels of Learning

1-1:30pm: 3 presentations + 10 min Q&A + 5 break

  • David Alan Grier (Tech Program, Elliott School; Former Publisher and Former President, IEEE Computer Society), with assistance of Tamara Carleton (The Innovation Board, San Carlos, CA), Geoffrey Grier (Recovery Theatre, San Francisco, CA), Tess Jonas, Noah Mauser, and Sarah Corbin Woolf (Actors, New York City): Drama for the Information Age

  • Jim Mole (Digital Media, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design): How to Use Infographics to Tell Your Story

  •  Dolsy Smith (GW Libraries), Michele Friend (Philosophy), Sudip Bose (Statistics):Cultural Accounting

1:30-2:00pm: 3 presentations + 10 min Q&A + 5 break

  • Justin Littman (Scholarly Technology Group, GW Libraries): Coding Consultations

  • Richard Robin (Slavic Languages and Literatures): Russian Subtitles Database

  • John Ziolkowski (Classics, emeritus), Denis Sullivan (Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership, University of Maryland - College Park), and Robert Farber (retired nuclear engineer, Senior Executive Service): Homeric Similes:  A Searchable, Interactive Database

2:00-2:30pm: 3 presentations + 10 min Q&A + 5 break

  • Christy Regenhardt (Editor): Ongoing Projects at The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

  • Rachel Trent (Special Collections, GW Libraries): The Digital Services Program

  • Doretha Williams (Director): DC Africana Archives Project

2:30-3:00pm: General reception (just outside of Gelman Library Room 702)

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Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:30pm to 3:00pm
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Gelman Library, Room 702
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