[Hum_Calendar_Events] CDH's Roundtable and REMAP EXP lecture by
John Unsworth is CANCELLED!
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Thu May 18 09:15:15 PDT 2006
CDH Roundtable and this evening's lecture have been cancelled.
3:00PM until 4:00PM
In Public Policy Building 1023
Thursday May 18th 3-4pm.
Join us for a special Roundtable with John Unsworth, Dean of the
Graduate School of Library and Information Science and professor of
English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Unsworth was a
founding director of the University of Viriginia's Institute for
Advanced Technology in the Humanities.
This roundtable, like all of them, will be an informal
discussion of technology in the Humanities. Later on the same day, Dr.
Unsworth will be giving a lecture in the REMAP series (see
-- submitted by (jenny at humanities.ucla.edu)
John Unsworth, REMAP EXP lecture
6:30PM until 8:00PM
In UCLA Visualization Portal (Room 5628 Math Sciences Bldg.)
JOHN UNSWORTH May 18th, 2006 * 7:00 p.m. UCLA Visualization
Portal (Room 5628 Math Sciences) Reception starts 6:30 p.m. RSVP:
In 2003, John Unsworth was named Dean of the Graduate School of
Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign, with appointments as Professor in GSLIS, in the
department of English, and on the Library faculty. During the previous
ten years, from 1993-2003, he served as the first Director of the
Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, and a faculty
member in the English Department, at the University of Virginia. For his
work at IATH, he received the 2005 Richard W. Lyman Award from the
National Humanities Center. He has supervised research projects across
the disciplines in the humanities and published widely on the topic of
electronic scholarship, as well as securing grants from the National
Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the Getty
Grant Program, IBM, Sun, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and others.
His first faculty appointment was in English, at North Carolina State
University, from 1989 to 1993. He attended Princeton University and
Amherst College as an undergraduate, graduating from Amherst in 1981. He
received a Master's degree in English from Boston University in 1982 and
a Ph.D. in English from the University of Virginia in 1988. In 1990, at
NCSU, he co-founded the first peer-reviewed electronic journal in the
humanities, Postmodern Culture (now published by Johns Hopkins
University Press, as part of Project Muse). He also organized,
incorporated, and chaired the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium,
co-chaired the Modern Language Association's Committee on Scholarly
Editions, and served as President of the Association for Computers and
the Humanities, as well as serving on many other editorial and advisory
This lecture is part of a series that explores intersections of
arts and humanities with science and engineering, convened by UCLA's
Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Roberto Peccei. It is sponsored by the
Center for Research in Engineering (REMAP) and Experiential Technologies
-- submitted by Zoe Borovsky
(zoe at firstname.lastname@example.org)
For more information, contact exp at remap.ucla.edu
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