Dr. Jessica Mack, a postdoctoral fellow at RRCHNM, will chair and present in a panel titled “Building Modernization: Urban Megaprojects in 20th Century Latin America” at the Conference on Latin American History’s 2021 annual meeting. Dr. Mack will present her work titled “Building the Lettered City: Planning and Construction in Ciudad Universitaria, 1950-54.” You can watch the panel online on Sunday, January 10, at 4:30 p.m.
The George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ annual Celebration of Achievement will take place on October 17th at the Country Club of Fairfax. The reception will begin at 5pm with the awards program starting at 5:45pm. The event will highlight the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media in celebration of our 25th anniversary.
Interested guests were asked to RSVP here by October 3rd.RRCHNM@
John Turner and Lincoln Mullen will be participating in a symposium hosted by St. Louis University from October 10 to 12 on “Religion in Place: Spaces | Borders | Bodies.” They will be discussing RRCHNM’s recently begun project, American Religious Ecologies.RRCHNM@
Laura Crossley will be presenting “Mining for the Implications of the Changing Landscape of Digital Humanities Blogging” at the Association for Computers and the Humanities 2019 Conference in Pittsburgh on July 25, 2019.RRCHNM@
Greta Swain and Jordan Bratt will be presenting as part of the roundtable “Visualizing Democracy: Voting, Political Parties, and the Mapping Early Americans Elections Project” at the annual meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) in Cambridge,MA, on July 19-21, 2019.RRCHNM@
Jessica Otis and Faolan Cheslack-Postava will be presenting in the session “Clearing the Air for Maintenance and Repair: Strategies. Experiences, Full Disclosure” at DH 2019 in Utrecht, from July 9-12, 2019RRCHNM@
Jessica Otis (& John Simpson) will be offering the course “Fundamentals of Programming/Coding for Human(s|ists) at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria, Canada, from June 3 to June 16, 2019, and the course “Introduction to Network Analysis in the Digital Humanities” from June 10 to June 14, 2019RRCHNM@
Jessica Otis will be presenting “Death by Numbers: Quantitatively Analyzing the London Bills of Mortality” at the Shakespeare Association of America Meeting in Washington, DC, on April 19, 2019RRCHNM@
Alyssa Fahringer will be presenting “Papers of the War Department: Updating the Digital Edition and Community Transcription Project” in the lightning round on Women in Digital and Public History at the Annual Meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Philadelphia on Saturday, April 6, 2019RRCHNM@