Symposium: Digital Humanities, Collaboration, and Creating New Knowledge

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

Audience: Scholars and students of Africana Studies, History, Political Science, Media Studies and Public Policy; public historians, documentarians, digital humanists, librarians, and archivists,

Purpose: To share and discuss a model for collaboration among activists, library staff, and scholars in which those who made the history are central to constructing and disseminating new knowledge about it. To share new practices within digital humanities, "critical oral histories," and archival creation. To spark conversations with other practitioners about how to engage in this kind of respectful, collaborative digital humanities work

Structure: A series of roundtable discussions with partners of the SNCC Digital Gateway project followed by smaller breakout sessions where symposium participants and project partners further discuss aspects of, challenges, and possibilities for collaborative, digital humanities work