CPH Lecture Series Events



September 29th Presentation by Leading Digital Humanities Scholar Dr. Tom Scheinfeldt

Leading digital humanities scholar and historian Dr. Tom Scheinfeldt will give a presentation titled “Collaborative Creativity: What Art and Design Can Teach Humanities Scholars About Working Together” on Friday, September 29th from 1:00-2:00 p.m. in Agnes Arnold Hall 210.

Formerly Managing Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Scheinfeldt is Associate Professor of Digital Media and Design and Director of Digital Humanities at the University of Connecticut. Most recently, he co-edited (with Dan Cohen) Hacking the Academy: New Approaches to Scholarship and Teaching from Digital Humanities (2013).

His award-winning digital humanities work includes groundbreaking experiments in digital archives such as the September 11 Digital Archive [911digitalarchive.org]; scholarly open source software projects such as Omeka [omeka.org]; generative web events such as One Week | One Tool [oneweekonetool.org]; and boundary testing efforts in scholarly communication such as THATCamp [thatcamp.org] and ConnecticutHistory.org [connecticuthistory.org].  

Scheinfeldt’s talk is supported by the Center for Public History Lecture Series, and the event is part of the Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lectureship Program. For further information, please contact Dr. Todd Romero: tromero2@uh.edu