About

The Conference

Bringing together the libraries, universities, and museums of Southeast Michigan, Network Detroit is a conference aimed at sharing and promoting cutting-edge digital work in the humanities. The conference will be held at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan on September 25th, 2015. If you’d like to get a sense of the schedule at Network Detroit, check out our archives from 2013 and 2014. You can watch the keynotes from the previous two years and see some other materials. (We have more material in our library archive which may be available on request.)

 

Conference Coordinators

Jennifer Hart is an Assistant Professor of History in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Wayne State University. Her research covers the everyday lived experiences of Africans, and the varied ways the mundane of everyday life intersects with 20th century liberal ideals. She also is currently developing several Digital Humanities components of projects concerning Accra, …

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Conference Goals

Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice is one of the major digital humanities conferences in the great lakes region, drawing scholars from across the Midwest and Canada. The goals of the conference are to foster: a census of Midwestern, especially Detroit-area, digital humanities projects opportunities for participants to discuss inter-institutional collaboration the use of digital …

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Past Schedule: 2013

**We have more material in our library archive which may be available on request. Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice Friday, September 27, 2013 Plenary: Detroit Heritage Institutions in the Digital Age Moderator: Melinda Phillips, Lawrence Technological University Maria Ketcham, Detroit Institute of Arts Robert Smith, Charles H. Wright Museum Adam Lovell, Detroit Historical …

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Past Schedule: 2014

**We have more material in our library archive which may be available on request. Network Detroit 2014, September 26th Museum Plenary (Mary E. Marburger Science and Engineering Auditorium in Arts and Sciences Building) Moderator: Melinda Weinstein (LTU Humanities) The Henry Ford Museum The Detroit Historical Society Arab American National Museum Panel I:  Detroit Cartographies (Management …

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Past Schedule: 2015

Network Detroit: Digital Humanities Theory and Practice Friday, September 25, 2015 8:30-9:00     Registration and Continental Breakfast College of Arts and Sciences Lobby 9:00-9:10     Welcome by Glen Bauer, Interim Dean College of Arts and Sciences Mary E. Marburger Science and Engineering Auditorium 9:10-10:30     Detroit Museums Plenary: Detroit Heritage Institutions in …

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