Friday, April 30, 2010

More events at UCLA in May

Please mark your calendar for two upcoming events sponsored by the UCLA Department of Information Studies:

Laura Mandell, 4 pm Tuesday May 4th GSEIS 121

"Close and Distant Readings:: Archives, Visualization, and Other Matters"

Laura Mandell is the mind behind 18thConnect, the Poetess archive, and other substantial projects in Digital Humanities. She is Professor of English at Miami University in Ohio and has published on topics related to women, poets, psychoanalysis, digital humanities, and the 18th century.

Jerome McGann, 3-5 pm Thursday May 27th, GSEIS 111

"The Rossetti Archive and its Implications for Digital Humanities, Textual Scholarship, and other matters"

Jerome McGann is a renowned figure in the field of Romanticism, Digital Humanities, and Textual Criticism. He has published widely on topics at the intersection of textual criticism and digital humanities. He was the recipient of a Mellon Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on the Rossetti Archive and other projects at the University of Virginia. His book, Radiant Textuality: Literature After the World Wide Web, was published in 2004.

This is the second annual Breslauer Lecure in Biblio+Info.