Of Roman Walls: Five Colleges DH Event March 1

Five College Digital Humanities Project presents:

Of Roman Walls and Lace Shawls, iPads and Interactive Maps:
Technologies and Humanities in the Five Colleges

Friday, March 1, 2013, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Amherst College, Webster 102

Free and open to the public


11:00 a.m. What happens (or should happen) at the intersection of Humanities and Technology?

Panel Discussion:
Jon Berndt Olsen (History, UMass Amherst)
Caro Pinto (School of Critical Social Inquiry and Technologies Librarian, Hampshire College)
Karen Remmler (German Studies, Gender Studies, Mount Holyoke College and Director of the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center)

12:00–1:30 p.m.  Lunch and Panel Discussion: Student Perspectives and Knowledge

Please RSVP to mmuir@fivecolleges.edu if attending lunch.

1:30 p.m.  2000-year-old walls and 21st-century technology: Pompeii and the iPad

Eric Poehler (Classics, UMass Amherst)

3:00–4:30 p.m. Digital Technologies, New Ways of Learning and Knowing

For more information: http://digitalhumanities.umass.edu/

Other Five College projects currently underway.