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Hofstra University Digital Research Center (DRC) Hofstra University Office of the President and the

Hofstra Cultural Center present a conference

DIGITAL THINKING/CRITICAL THINKING: BUILDING THE HUMANITIES AT HOFSTRA Thursday, Friday October 24-25, 2013 Rochelle and Irwin A. Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Tenth Floor, South Campus

This two-day conference focuses on how to create a Digital Research Center at Hofstra that will enable faculty and students to develop digital solutions to critical and cultural problems. Panels will explore strategies for interactive and collaborative research, integrating scholarship and pedagogy through online digital tools, and the DRC's proposed scholarly websites. Workshops will acquaint participants with the Annotation Studio (annotation), Locast (mapping), and TextLab (editing revision). KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Valerie Barr Professor of Computer Science Union College

Wyn Kelley

Kurt Fendt

Department of Literature Massachusetts Institute of Technology Associate Director, Melville Electronic Library (MEL)

Principal Research Associate in Comparative Media Studies Executive Director of HyperStudio – Digital Humanities Massachusetts Institute of Technology

ADMISSION IS FREE For further information and registration, visit hofstra.edu/culture or call the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669.


DIGITAL THINKING/CRITICAL THINKING: BUILDING THE HUMANITIES AT HOFSTRA