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      September 27, 2018

      Thursday   9:00 AM

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      Marquette University Digital Scholarship Symposium 2018

      SYMPOSIUM 2018: Fostering Interdisciplinary Research and Scholarship SAVE THE DATE! Marquette University’s fourth annual Digital Scholarship Symposium is slated for September 27. This year's full-day event, “Fostering Interdisciplinary Research and Scholarship,” features Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Digital Humanities and Professor of English, and Dr. Sharon Leon, Associate Professor of Digital History, Michigan State University.  Registration and the full program will be available later this summer. Please note this event is for the Marquette community only. Keynote Speakers Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Director of Digital Humanities and Professor of English at Michigan State University. Prior to assuming this role in 2017, she served as Associate Executive Director and Director of Scholarly Communication of the Modern Language Association, where she was Managing Editor of PMLA and other MLA publications. During that time, she also held an appointment as Visiting Research Professor of English at NYU. She is author of Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy (NYU Press, 2011) and of The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television (Vanderbilt University Press, 2006). She is project director of Humanities Commons, an open-access, open-source network serving more than 10,000 scholars and practitioners in the humanities. Dr. Sharon Leon Sharon M. Leon is an Associate Professor of History at Michigan State University, where she is developing projects on digital public history and digital networking projects related to enslaved communities in Maryland. Leon received her bachelors of arts degree in American Studies from Georgetown University in 1997 and her doctorate in American Studies from the University of Minnesota in 2004. Her first book, An Image of God: the Catholic Struggle with Eugenics, was published by University of Chicago Press (May 2013). Prior to joining the History Department at MSU, Leon spent over thirteen years at George Mason University’s History Department at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media as Director of Public Projects, where she oversaw dozens of award-winning collaborations with library, museum, and archive partners from around the country, and served as a Director of the Omeka web publishing platform. Schedule Check back here for the schedule later this summer. Symposium Sponsors Raynor Memorial Libraries History Department Center for the Advancement of the Humanities

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