Scheduled Speakers

Digital Archivers Panel

Morgan Daniels is the Postdoctoral Scholar for Data Curation in Social Science at the Vanderbilt Library.

Jessica Short is the Digital Materials Librarian at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

Mona Frederick is the Executive Director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt University, as well as the brains behind the “Who Speaks for the Negro?” Digital Archive Project.

Christopher Strasbaugh is the director of the Visual Resources Center in the History of Art department at Vanderbilt University.


Drones! Drones! Drones!

Steven Wernke is a professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies of the Department of Anthropology at Vanderbilt University. His research analyzes archaeological and documentary data sources in a GIS-based spatial framework to examine how community and landscape mediate relationships between households and states.


Keynote Talk

Alex Gil is the Digital Scholarship Coordinator of the Humanities and History Division at Columbia University Libraries. He specializes in twentieth-century Caribbean literature and Digital Humanities, with an emphasis on textual studies. His recent research in Caribbean literature focuses on the works and legacy of Aimé Césaire. He is currently one of the editors of the critical genetic edition of Césaire’s complete works forthcoming from Planète Libre in France. He has published in journals in Canada, France and the United States, while sustaining an open and robust online research presence. In 2010-2012 he was a fellow at the Scholars’ Lab and NINES at the University of Virginia. He now serves as vice chair of the Global Outlook::Digital Humanities initiative and is actively engaged in several digital humanities projects at Columbia and around the world.alex_headshot

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