Digital Humanities: Past, Present, Future

11 08 2008

Digital Humanities: Past, Present, Future

A one-day symposium presented by the Centre for Cultural Research at the University of Western Sydney

10am-4pm, Tuesday 2 September 2008

The Gallery, Female Orphan School (building EZ), Parramatta campus, UWS


Professor Willard McCarty, Kings College, London, ‘Stepping off the edge of the world or into it: The Dictionary of Words in the Wild as research?’

Dr Paul Arthur, Australia Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology,  ‘Historical GIS: Showcasing Western Australia’s Past, Present and Future’

Professor Ien Ang and Dr Nayantara Pothen, Centre for Cultural Research, ‘diverCities: Challenges of doing a digital humanities project’

Associate Professor Andrew Murphie, School of English, Media and Performing Arts, University of New South Wales,  ‘Open? Access? Publishing?: a new world for humanities publishing is a new world for the humanities’

Dr John Byron, The Australian Academy of the Humanities, ‘Roadmaps and beltways: Digital humanities policy developments’

Discussion: The Possible Futures of Digital Humanities.

Tea/coffee available from 9.30am, morning tea, lunch and refreshments provided. No cost for registration, but capacity is strictly limited so please RSVP to the convenor, Dr Elaine Lally,

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