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International Symposium on Digital Scholarship Schedule

June 4 Schedule

June 4, 2019 (Tuesday) at Fordham's London Centre, Room 101

9:30 - 9:50 a.m.

Opening Session, Room, 101

Chair: Prof. Matthew Davies (Executive Dean of the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy, Birkbeck)

  1. Dr. Jonathan Crystal (Vice Provost, Professor, Fordham University)

  2. Prof. Julian Swann (Pro-Vice Master for Research and Director of the Birkbeck Graduate Research School)
9:50 - 11:15 a.m.

Keynote Session

Chair: Lisa Lancia (Director of the Office of International Initiatives, Fordham)

Keynote Speakers:

  1. Prof. Martin Paul Eve (Professor of Literature, Technology, and Publishing, Birkbeck), “Open Access and the Slow Onset Storm for the Humanities

  2. Prof. Maryanne Kowaleski (Joseph Fitzpatrick S.J. Distinguished Professor of History and Medieval Studies, Fordham), “Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: Acknowledging Collaborative Work in Digital Scholarship Projects”
11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Panel I: Theory, Method, and Ethics

Chair: Prof. Jane Winters (Professor of Digital Humanities, School for Advanced Study, University of London)

  1. Dr. Sameena Azhar (Graduate School of Social Service, Fordham), “Decolonizing Notions of Third Gender and Transgender Identities in Digital Scholarship”

  2. Dr. Silvia Posocco (Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck), “A Reflection on Decolonizing Practices of Thinking and Doing In and Out of the Archive”

  3. Dr. Micki McGee (Sociology, Fordham), “Ethical Dimensions in the Use of Computational Text Analysis: Topic Modeling Autism Parenting Blogs

  4. Dr. Alex Taylor (Computer Science, City University of London), “Tabular Worldings”
1:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch (Fordham's London Centre)

2:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Panel II: Teacher Education

Chair: Prof. Maura Mast (Dean, Fordham College at Rose Hill)

  1. Prof. George Magoulas (Computer Science & Knowledge Lab, Birkbeck), “Developing Smart Digital Tools for Instructional Design”

  2. Prof. Alex Poulovassilis (Computer Science & Knowledge Lab, Birkbeck), “Designing Awareness Tools for Teachers in Exploratory Learning Settings”

  3. Dr. Su-Je Cho (Graduate School of Education, Fordham), Kate Doyle (Graduate School of Education, Fordham), Prof. George Magoulas (Computer Science & Knowledge Lab, Birkbeck), and Dr. Andrea Cali (Computer Science & Information Systems. Birkbeck), “Using a Digital Learning Platform to Increase Levels of Evidence-Based Practices in Global Teacher Education Programs”

  4. Dr. Alesia Moldavan (Graduate School of Education, Fordham), Prof. Christine Edwards-Leis (St Mary's University, School of Education, Theology and Leadership), Prof. Alex Poulovassilis (Computer Science & Knowledge Lab, Birkbeck), Prof. George Magoulas (Computer Science & Knowledge Lab, Birkbeck) and Jennifer Murray (St Mary's University, School of Education, Theology and Leadership), “Using a Digital Learning Platform to Enhance Wellbeing Education for Preservice Teachers in a Global Context”
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

Coffee Break

4:45 - 6 p.m.

Panel III: Digital Learning

Chair: Prof. John P. Harrington (Academic Dean, Fordham London Centre)

  1. Dr. Elizabeth Cornell (Director of Communications, Fordham), “Teaching Faulkner with Digital Yoknapatawpha”

  2. Dr. Matt Shaw (Librarian of the Institute of Historical Research, SAS, University of London) and Kristyna Strnadova (Library Intern, IHR), “Libraries, Small-scale Data Curation, and the Digital Humanities: Lessons Learned from Fordham/IHR Wohl Libraries Collaboration”

  3. Tierney Gleason (Digital Librarian, Fordham), “Small DH: Teaching Data Curation and Visualization in the Humanities”
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Dinner (The Peasant Restaurant, 240 St. John Street, Clerkenwell)


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