Summary: Have you ever wondered how the transformative power of computers and the
Internet can enhance and streamline your research? Do you have ideas about novel
ways to create, explore, or share knowledge using technology, but lack the funding or
know-how to implement your ideas? Are you an information scientist with an interest
in the humanities who has wondered how you might cultivate your passion while still
doing serious technical research?
What are the digital humanities?
A general introduction by Neel Smith (Holy Cross).
DH at UH
A summary of cutting-edge projects by Casey Dué Hackney (the Homer-Multitext Project), Cameron Buckner (the InPhO and
LinkedHumanities projects), Rex Koontz and Dan Price (Vwire), and Natalie Houston (Digitally Reading Victorian Poetry).
A review of major initiatives in the digital humanities, including a presentation by Maria Gasi (CLASS Grants & Fellowships)
and a panel discussion involving current grant winners.
A description of resources offered by the University of Houston to help faculty develop proposals and see them to fruition,
including presentations by the Texas Learning & Computation Center and Michele Reilly (UH Digital Library).
A complimentary catered lunch will be provided to all registered workshop participants. Please RSVP to Casey
Dué Hackney at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 20, 2012. Interested UH faculty, students, and external
academic participants are welcome. Questions may be directed to Cameron Buckner at email@example.com.