Call for Papers: Women’s History in the Digital World
Keynote Speaker: Professor Laura Mandell
Director, Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
Professor, Department of English, Texas A&M
Bryn Mawr College
March 22nd and March 23rd 2013
The first conference held by The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education will be held on Bryn Mawr College campus and will bring together experts and novices to share insights, lessons, and information on the landscape of women’s history in the world of twenty-first century technology.
‘Women’s History in the Digital World’ will bring together scholars, archivists, digital humanists, students, and all those interested in the development of women’s history in the new era of digital humanities research. The conference will begin with a keynote address by renowned digital humanist, Professor Laura Mandell on Friday March 22nd, followed by a reception. Panels will be held all day on Saturday March 23rd.
The seeks scholars working on women’s history projects with a digital component, investigating the complexities of creating, managing, researching and teaching with digital resources. We will explore the exciting vistas of scholarship in women’s histories and welcome contributors from across the globe. Key issues, new projects, theoretical approaches and new challenges in the digital realm of historical and cultural research on women. All thematic areas and time periods are included: this is a chance to share knowledge, network and promote stimulating conversations in women’s history in the context of digital humanities initiatives today.
We invite individual papers or panels on new projects, theoretical approaches, teaching, research and new challenges in the digital realm of historical and cultural research on women.
Please email abstracts (200 words max) and a bio (100 words max) to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 14th 2012.
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CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow and Director, The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education
Special Collections and the Department of History
Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education: http://greenfield.brynmawr.edu/
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