The Big Tent DH Event

On Friday, April 19, the University of North Texas’ Digital Scholarship Co-Operative (DiSCo) will be hosting The Big Tent Event: Defining Digital Humanities for Graduate and Undergraduate Students. This half-day symposium will introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the field of Digital Humanities, bringing together scholars, students, librarians, and professors from across the disciplines at UNT to begin a dialogue around Digital Humanities research and pedagogy. The event will feature presentations and interactive roundtable discussions to introduce interested parties to the implications, practices and uses of Digital Humanities.

The Big Tent Event will be held in the Digital Scholarship & Innovations Commons, Sycamore Hall Suite 119, at UNT. Email for more information. The event is free and open to the public, no registration is required.


1:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. 

Spencer Keralis, Director for Digital Scholarship & Research Associate Professor, Digital Scholarship Co-Operative
Jeanette Laredo, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English

1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.  Panel I

Re-Mediating Rivers: From River Planet to River Specificity
Irene J. Klaver, Director Philosophy of Water Project, Associate Professor Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies
Brian O’Connor, Director Visual Thinking Lab, Professor UNT College of Information Sciences

Art, Science and Immersion
Ruth West, Associate Professor, Director xREZ Lab, COI/CVAD/CAS/iARTA

You REALLY Are Not Alone: Designing and Developing a User-Centered, Digital System of Care for Children and Families Dealing with Mental Health Issues
Michael R. Gibson, Associate Professor Communication Design Graduate Programs, Coordinator: Design with Concentrations in Design Research

2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Break and Refreshments

2:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Panel II

Collaborative Digital Writing in the Humanities: The “Multigraph” in the History of Print
Dahlia Porter, Assistant Professor Department of English

Asylum From Time’s Range: Recovering the Pastoral in R. S. Thomas’s “Song”
Luke Heister, English Masters Student

Toward a Digital Musicality, or What I Learned from a Troll
Robert Pearson, Lecturer Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology

4:00 p.m.-5:15 p.m. Panel III

Curating Collaboration: Digital Networks Accelerating Synthesis Between the Arts and Humanities
David Stout, Professor of Composition

Animated Autoethnography
Jeremy Blair, Art Education and Art History Doctoral Student

Pakistaniaat: The Trials and Rewards of Running an Open Access Journal
Masood Raja, Assistant Professor Department of English

5:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.  Closing Remarks

5:30 p.m.-?   Happy Hour @ The Labb