As part of the Media History Research Centre, Concordia University is hosting Arclight Symposium on May 13-15, 2015. It is a three-day event that brings together digital humanities and media history scholars for a wide-ranging discussion about historical research using digital methods. Speakers include Michelle Hilmes, Lea Jacobs, Robert Allen, David Berry, Ryan Cordell, Lisa Spiro, Jason Camlot, Haidee Wasson, Greg Waller, among others, with a keynote from Deb Verhoeven.
The event is organized by Charles R. Acland (Professor and Concordia University Research Chair in Communication Studies; Co-PI, Project Arclight; PI, Cesif Project) and Eric Hoyt ( Assistant Professor, Media and Cultural Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Co-PI, Project Arclight), and emerges from a 'Digging into Data' grant to develop digital methods for media historians as well as to foster a critical discussion about digital methods.
Arclight Symposium will be a FREE workshop-style effect. Download the detailed shedule here.
About Arclight Project:Analytics For The Study Of 20th Century Media
To see what Project Arclight team has been up to, please take a look at projectarclight.org.