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CESTA Seminar Series with Elaine Treharne, Alice Staveley, and Quinn Dombrowski

February 26, 2019 - 12:00pm

Abstract: In this Seminar, CESTA Director Dr. Elaine Treharne, Directory of the Digital Humanities Minor Dr. Alice Staveley, Director of the Grand Tour Project Giovanna Ceserani, and Academic Technology Specialist Quinn Dombrowski will lead a broad discussion of what’s happening at the university—Data Science, HAI—and how we can to ensure that Humanities is represented. Topics will include the latest research in Digital Humanities, research-led teaching, and the place of the Humanities at the heart of important campus-wide initiatives.


About the speakers: Dr. Elaine Treharne is the Roberta Bowman Denning Professor of the Humanities, Professor of English, Director of the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA), and the Director of Stanford Text Technologies. Her main re- search interests are in Early British manuscripts and the history of the technology of writing. Dr. Alice Staveley is a lecturer in the Department of English and the Director of it’s Honors program, the Director of the Digital Humanities Minor, and faculty lead for The Modernist Archives Publishing Project at CESTA. Her research interests include: modernism; narratology; book and periodical history; women and the professions; feminist and cultural theory; and digital humanities. Dr. Giovanna Ceserani is a Professor of Classics working on the classical tradition with an emphasis on the intellectual history of classical scholarship, historiography and archaeology from the eighteenth century onwards. Her research engages new digital approaches with a focus on eighteenth-century travel to Italy. She was a founding member of the Stanford digital project Mapping the Republic of Letters, and is director of the Stanford digital project The Grand Tour Project. Quinn Dombrowski is the Academic Technol- ogy Specialist in DLCL. She co-founded DHCommons, a directory of digital humanities projects, and was the director of DiRT (Digital Research Tools) directory from 2010 until 2017. She is also a co-editor of the Coding for Humanists series of practical, hands-on guides to digital humanities tools and technologies, and was the author of the inaugural volume, Drupal for Human- ists.


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Lunch will be served.

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