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KSL 2008-09 Digital Library Lecture Series
Save the dates for featured speakers and learn about historical & contemporary research and how technology affects Tibetan history & society projects as well as their digital futures, how digital resources spur new forms of historical analysis, and about the convergence of digital humanities and the public humanities.
This year's three events launch with one of Case's own, Dr. Melvyn Goldstein. Save Friday, October 31 for From Basic Research to Digital Archive: The Tibet Oral History Project.
Specializing in Tibetan society, history & contemporary politics, Dr. Goldstein's remarks on history as well as the modern Tibetan socio-economic change will be complemented with a presentation by Professor David Germano, University of Virginia. Dr. Germano takes the discussion of the digital transformation forward through the next decade and beyond.
Friday, October 31
12:30-2:00 p.m. KSL 2nd floor Dampeer Room
Dr. Melvyn Goldstein, John Reynold Harkness Professor of Anthropology (Case), Co-Director of the Center for Research on Tibet.
Professor David Germano, Director of the Tibetan and Himalayan Library, Director of the Center for Emerging Research, Scholarship and the Arts, Co-Director of the Tibet Center (University of Virginia)
Free to the Case community, and to Ohio academic & library communities
Seating is open and on a first-come basis.
- Friday, Nov. 21, 2008: "New Directions in Digital History," Dr. Dan Cohen, Director of the Center for History and New Media (George Mason University)
- Friday, March 20, 2009: "The Intellectual Wealth of Digital Networks," Professor Kathleen Woodward, Director of the Simpson Center for the Humanities, (University of Washington)
The 2008-09 Digital Lecture Series is generously funded by the Mario M. Marino Fund for the Innovation and Application of Advanced Information Technologies, the David R. Bender Endowment Fund for Library Staff Development, and the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities.
Posted by Karen Oye on October 5, 2008 07:48 PM