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Graduate Professionalization Workshop for Digital Humanists

October 13, 2020 - 12:00pm
Broadcast live via Zoom.

This workshop is aimed at graduate students in the digital humanities and is oriented on providing strategies for selecting among various opportunities and for presenting graduate work in CVs to both academic and non-academic fields.

Brian Johnsrud is currently serving as Education Curriculum Strategy Lead at Adobe. He completed a PhD at Stanford in 2009 in Modern Thought and Literature, during which time he helped launch the Poetic Media Lab with Amir Eshel. Between his time at Stanford and his current work at Adobe, Brian worked with Kahn Academy on content and curriculum development. Brian will offer perspectives on the education technology non-profit sector and strategies for pitching academic work in an industry-oriented CV.

Rachel Midura is Assistant Professor of Digital History at Virginia Tech. She completed a PhD at Stanford in 2020 in History that deployed data analytics to investigate early modern information networks. Having recently been a senior graduate research fellow at CESTA, Rachel is highly familiar with the Stanford environment. Rachel will discuss the space that digital humanities hold within the academy and offer strategies for developing the academic profile of a digital humanist.

Event Sponsor: 
Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA)
Contact Email: 
cesta_stanford@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650-721-1385