This program displays the original plan for the Global Digital Humanities Symposium before the forced shift to a virtual event.

Thursday, March 26

8:30 am – 9:30 am Registration and Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:40 am Opening Remarks and Keynote Presentation,
Miguel Escobar Varela, Emic interfaces: UX design for cultural specificity
10:40 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Preserving Global Cultural Heritage with Digital Technologies (Lightning Talks Session)
  Relational Landscapes: Teaching Chaco Canyon Ancestral Pueblo Monumental Architecture with Immersive Technology, Laura Smith (work will be shared in Humanities Commons)
  Using GIS in representing the significance of transnational financial support for deaf education in China, circa 1880s-1920s, Shu Wan
  Building an Inclusive Digital Local History in the Midwest, Benjamin Ostermeier
Regularization of Kinship Relations to Enrich the Social Networks, Bin Li
DH and Cultural Heritage: Digitisation of Eyo Festival in Nigeria, Felix Bayode Oke
12:00 pm –
1:15 pm
Lunch (provided)
1:15 pm –
2:15 pm
Distributed Systems: Digitizing Language and Embodied Experiences (Lightning Talks Session)
  Digital Apprehensions of Indian Poetics, A. Sean Pue, Zahra Rizvi, Asra Junaid
Digital Mapping of Culpability and the Culpable in African War Texts, Richard Ajah
Empowered Minorities: Language Rights and Differential Outcomes For Minorities Enjoying Kremlin Support, Martha Olcott, Michael Downs, and Brigid McBride
Between Phallus and Freedom: An Ethnography on the Embodied Experiences of Tinder Users in Cape Town, Leah Junck
2:15 pm –
2:35 pm
2:35 pm –
3:50 pm
Challenging Communication Technologies: Current World Events and Trends
Can Library Metadata Stand with Hong Kong?, Joshua Barton, Mike Erickson, Lucas Mak, and Nicole Smeltekop
  Digitalising political communication in West Africa: Facebook and Twitter in election campaigns and political practices in Ghana, Akwasi Bosompem Boateng
Intersection: Digital Humanities, Research Data Management and Libraries in African Higher Education Institutions, Thembelihle Hwalima
3:50 pm –
4:10 pm
4:10 pm –
5:25 pm
Moving Parts: Social Change, Categories, and the Intersections of Pedagogy and Research
  Teaching with Data in the Academic Museum, Beth Fischer
  Digital Humanities and the discursive complexities of colonial ‘letterature,’ Ayodele James Akinola
  Map-Based Storytelling for Evolving Places, Sayan Bhattacharyya
5:30 pm –
6:00 pm
Poster Session (in Digital Scholarship Lab)
  Visualizing Poetic Meter in South Asian Languages, A. Sean Pue, Ahmad Atta, and Rajiv Ranjan
  Echoes of Handicraft: The Use of Digital Technologies in Preserving and Representing Textiles from East Asian Ethnic Minority Groups, Xiaolin Sun and Catherine Nichols
  SiRO- A Platform for Studies in Radicalism Online, Manasi Mishra
OCTRA: A Transcription tool for the Bavarian Archive for Speech Signals (BAS), supported by CLARIN, the European Research Infrastructure for Language Resources and Technology – Emmanuel Ngue Um
6:00 pm – 7:30 pmReception (in Digital Scholarship Lab)

Friday, March 27

8:30 am – 9:30 am Registration and Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:30 am Keynote Presentation
Carrie Heitman, Narrative and Nomenclature: Research Dialogues on Place-Based Knowledge in the Age of Digital Distance
10:30 am – 11:00 am Break
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Breakout Session
  On Seeing: Surveillance and the Digital Humanities, Christina Boyles, Andy Boyles Petersen, Arun Jacob, and Megan Wilson [Panel]
  Mobilizing Digital Humanities for Social Justice: A Rapid Response Research Workshop, Roopika Risam and Alex Gil [Workshop]
Sites of Memory: Reflecting on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Erik Ponder [Film Screening and Discussion]
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch (provided)
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm The Future of the Archive: Case Studies in Power, Data, and Collaboration
  The Evolution of the Enslaved Project, Kylene Cave and Duncan Tarr
  From Archive to Big Data: Workflows of the China Bibliographic Database, Edith Enright
When Managing a digital archive becomes a be-or-not-to-be issue, Emmanuel Ngue Um
3:00 pm – 3:20 pm Break
3:20 pm – 4:50 pm Collaboration, Cultural Knowledge, and Community as DH Learning for the 21st Century
  Collaborative Pedagogy: Foreign Language and Literature Courses, Data Science, and Global Digital Humanities, Katherine Walden, Jarren Santos, Celeste Sharpe, Palmar Alvarez-Blanco, Sarah Calhoun, and Mirzam Pérez
  Students as Knowledge Producers: Understanding Arab-Americans in central Ohio through Oral History Narratives, Hanada Al-Masri, Cheryl Johnson, Olivia Reynolds and Alexis Grimm
4:50 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks