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2018 Schedule

Friday, September 21st

All Network Detroit 2018 activities in Room 91 of Manoogian Hall unless otherwise noted


Conference registration; Coffee & snacks

9:00-9:10: Introductory remarks

Daren Hubbard
Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice President, Computing and Information Technology, Wayne State University

9:15-10:00: Panel discussion

Digital Preservation Planning in the Metro Detroit Community
Alexandrea Penn, Wayne State University
Laura Kennedy, Wayne State University
Margaret Waligora, Wayne State University

10:00-10:15: Break

10:15-11:15: Short presentations

Queer Intersections: Archives and Visualizations as Activism
Cody Mejeur, Michigan State University

Driverless Activism: Hands-Free Digital Humanities and AI
Kim Lacey, Saginaw Valley State University

Kitchen Activism: Digitally Representing Detroit’s Global Cuisine
Kim Lacey, Saginaw Valley State University

11:15-11:25: Break

11:25-12:15: Lightning Talks

Exploring Thoreau’s Botanical Community
Jodi Coalter, Wayne State University

Mapping Senufo: Visualizing Silences in Archives
Caitlin Glosser, Emory University

Building a JSTOR Community of Digital Humanities Scholars
Rachel Foshag, JSTOR
Scott Pontasch, JSTOR

Tracking Change at the Detroit Health Department via the Internet Archive 1998 – 2018
Alex Hill, Detroit Health Department

12:15-1:15 [Room TBD]

Lunch and learn presentation from ProQuest on geoparsing and rhyme scheme analysis.

1:15-2:15: Keynote address

Digital Infrastructures and Communities in Resistance
Dhanashree Thorat, University of Kansas

2:20-3:00: Short presentations

Reclaiming Community: Generative Digital Projects and the Black Community
Julian Chambliss, Michigan State University

Digital Rhetorical Theory and Identity Curation: Catching the Golden State Killer
Charles Woods, Illinois State University

3:00-3:15: Break

3:15-4:00: Panel discussion

College-Wide Course-Based-Research-Experience Intervention as a Pathway towards Inclusive Excellence
Melinda Weinstein, Lawrence Technological University
Lior Shamir, Lawrence Technological University
Xamaka Lathem, Lawrence Technological University

4:05-5:05: Short presentations

Archives, Memory, and Community Engagement: Socio-Digital Strategies for Activism in Archival Work
Arjun Sabharwal, University of Toledo

Practical Advice For Grad Students: Lessons from Network Detroit and Detroit ’67
Nathan Kelber, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Closing remarks; dine-around