DH Innovations: Lab Based Environments in the Humanities

29th May, 2013, VIU Cowichan Campus
Vancouver Island University
Building 700, Room 140
9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Free Admission – All Welcome

Keynote Speaker: Distinguished Professor Raymond Siemens,
Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing, University of Victoria,
Director, Electronic Textual Cultures Lab

Organized by the VIU@Cowichan Innovation Lab & The Humanities Interdisciplinarity Research Group (eBook Futures Project)

Dr. Sally Carpentier & Dr. Richard J. Lane

Coffee & Welcome, 9.30 am

Opening Keynote, 10.00 to 11.00 am

Distinguished Professor Raymond Siemens,
Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing, University of Victoria,
Director, Electronic Textual Cultures Lab

“Big Humanities? Toward an Actionable, Collaborative Model for DH, in the Lab and the Community.”

Indigenous Knowledge(s) & DH, 11.00 to 12.00 am

Dr. Emile Fromet de Rosnay, University of Victoria, Department of French
“Sabotage and other misuses in the post/colonial archive: between DH scholarship and Digital Poetics.”

Dr. Sally Carpentier, MaryDawn MacWatt and Katelyn Beale, Vancouver Island University, Department of English and VIU@Cowichan Innovation Lab
“Mapping the Treaties and Treating the Maps.”

Lunch, 12.00 am to 1.30 pm

Digital Materiality/Interrogating Form, 1.30 to 3.00 pm

Dr. Aaron Mauro, University of Victoria, SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow and Electronic Textual Cultures Lab
“The Tactile Fallacy and Digital Materiality: Experimental Web Design and Print Publishing.”

Dr. Richard J. Lane and Deanna McGillivray, Vancouver Island University, Department of English, MeTA DH Lab, VIU and VIU@Cowichan Innovation Lab
“Object Oriented Coding and Text Encoding: Digital Materiality and the Experimental Novel.”

Dr. Stephen Ross, University of Victoria, Department of English and Modernist Versions Project
“The Linked Modernisms Project.”

Dr. Jentery Sayers, University of Victoria, Department of English and Maker Lab
“Portable, Tacit, Temporary: Pop-Up Makerspaces for Scholarly Communication.”

Coffee Break, 3.00 to 3.30 pm

Special Closing Presentation, 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Dr. Lynne Siemens, University of Victoria, School of Public Administration
“Fostering the Humanities as an Entrepreneurial Force.”