2:40 Panel I: Archives
3:30 Panel II: Visualizations
4:25 Panel III: Digital Scholarship
5:10 Closing Discussion on Collaborations
Information about the Panels, Speakers, and Moderators
Panel I: Archives
This panel consists of scholars both building new archives straight to a digital format and the digital conversion of existing archives. Sites of exploration and concern include: copyright, community engagement, mobile technologies, and classroom pedagogy.
- Cristela Garcia-Spitz – “UC San Diego Library Digital Asset Management System, Metadata & Technology”
- Keith Pezzoli, Communication – “Creating a Digital Ecosystem for Civically-Engaged Research and Education”
- Cristina Rivera Garza, Literature – “CONDOLERSE: Mapping Testimonies of Violence in Contemporary Mexico”
- Rob Melton, Library – “Blackburn Audio Digitization Project in the Archive for New Poetry”
- Christine Hunefeldt, History & CILAS – “The Amazonia Archive”
- Sarah McCullough, Center for the Humanities – “Building, Mapping, and Teaching in Omeka”
Moderator: Cristina Della Coletta, Dean of Arts & Humanities
Panel II: Visualizations
Visualizations can give new vitality to archival projects and large data collections. This panel considers abstract visualizations, creative mapping, and visual storytelling.
- Laurel Dougherty, Library – “Digitizing Archives—A Practitioners Perspective”
- Michael Trigilio, Visual Arts – “SESMI and T2ERU Collaboration and Experiential Digital Pedagogies”
- Jorge Mariscal, Literature – “California Farmworker History, UCSD, and Local Chicano Culture”
- Julie Burelle, Theater & Dance – “Remembering Landscapes: Mapping an Aural Interactive Walking Archive at UCSD”
- Clinton Tolley, Philosophy – “Philosophy Local Interactive (pli) and Digital Philosophy Lab (DPL)”
- Sara Solaimani, Visual Arts – “Storylines TJ/SD”
Moderator: Liz Losh, Sixth College
Panel III: Digital Scholarship
Digital humanities offer a new mode through which to do scholarly work, including the opportunity to make new forms of argumentation impossible in a traditional book format. This panel explores the fringe of what is possible using digital tools.
- Roger Smith, Library – “UC San Diego Library Digital Collection, Overview, and Feedback”
- Stefan Tanaka, Communication – “1884”
- Curtis Marez, Ethnic Studies – “Cesar Chavez’s Video Collection”
- Deborah Forster, Calit2/Qualcomm – “Fracking, Mining & Society—The Big (picture with small) Pixel(s) Initiative
- Trevor Henthorn, Music – “Technology Thought Control”
- Jacobo Myerston, Literature – “LTDH: An Introduction into Digital Humanities for Literature and STEM Majors”
Moderator: Brian Schottlaender, Library
Collaboration is crucial to work in the digital humanities. This final discussion explores opportunities for collaboration both at UC San Diego and among other universities in the San Diego region.