Information + Humanities Conference

Friday, September 20, 2019
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Boardroom, The Nittany Lion Inn
Information + Humanities Conference

4th Annual Information + Humanities Conference

September 20, 2019 

Nittany Lion Inn / Board Room

8:45-9:15: Breakfast

9:15-10:30: Welcome & Keynote: Elizabeth Losh (College of William & Mary), “Hashtags and the Humanities: Metadata and the Digital Cultural Record”

10:45-12:30: Session 1
Jamie Lee (University of Arizona), “Producing the Archival Body”
Tarez Graban (Florida State University), "Observations from the Transnational Archive: Historiography, Decoloniality, and the Technological Imaginary"

Marika Cifor (University of Washington), "The Undetectable Archive: Curating for the Present and Future of AIDS."

12:45-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:45: Session 2
Patricia Fancher (University of California, Santa Barbara), “Queer Technê of Kinship: Sexuality and Friendship in the History of Digital Computers”

Anna Lauren Hoffmann (University of Washington), “Beyond Fairness: Data, Violence, and the Limits of Antidiscrimination Discourse”
Michael Faris (Texas Tech University), "Mapping Queer Rhetorical Studies: A Co-Citation Network Analysis”

4:00-5:15: Session 3
Melissa Adler (University of Western Ontario), “Thomas Jefferson's Metadata: A Study on the Racialization of the Cultural Record”
Jonathan Senchyne (University of Wisconsin), “Book History's Black Mirrors: Slavery and Information Labor”

5:15: Closing Remarks

6:00: Conference Dinner

The Boardroom, The Nittany Lion Inn