Digital Humanities: The Future of Humanities Scholarship or the Latest Fad?
Thursday, January 3
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Rose Library 3rd Floor Flex
This Voices of Scholarship presentation will explore the impact that the digital world is having on humanities teaching and scholarship. Speculating that scholarship may not be completely transformed, this talk will explore how new digital formats and approaches will alter the landscape of humanities scholarship while simultaneously preparing students for an increasingly digial workplace.
- Understand descriptions and examples of digital scholarship.
- Consider necessary workforce skills for their students.
Chris Amdt, Professor, Department of History; Associate Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
J. Chris Arndt is Professor of History and Associate Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Arts and Letters. His publications include the forthcoming The Promise of America: America’s Long Nineteenth Century with Raymond Hyser. Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age (w/Michael Galgano and Raymond Hyser), and Voices of the American Past: Documents in U.S. History. He also coordinates the annual MadRush Undergraduate research conference and serves on the Editorial board, Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Journal.
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