2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Teleconference Lecture Hall
Scholarly Communication Center
Alexander Library, 4th Floor
169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Join us on Thursday, March 23rd, for the DH Showcase featuring a series of talks on the digital work of graduate students and faculty in American Studies, Classics, English, History, and Library and Information Science, at Rutgers and beyond. We’ll also hear from our inaugural group of DH seed grant recipients – A.J. Blandford (History), Alex Leslie (English), and Jamie Pietruska (History) – on the research supported through this program. A reception will follow the talks.
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2:00-2:30 – Building Cultural Heritage Collections
The Badian Roman Coin Collection: Progress and Updates
Rick Hale, RU-NB, Classics
Newark’s Built Environment During Urban Renewal: Digitizing the Berg Photos
Ana Robles, RU-N, American Studies
Hardcore Show Flyers: A Digital Archive For Gig Flyers
William Patrick Wend, Rowan University, English
2:30-2:50 – The Geography of Literary Circulation
Reputations in the Regions: American Newspapers and Literary Geography, 1865-1915
Alex Leslie, RU-NB, English
2:50-3:45 – Mapping and the American Cultural Record
Turning to Stone: Interacting with the first 200 years of New Jersey’s Geological Past Through the Collections of Rutgers University
A.J. Blandford, RU-NB, History
James Howe, RU-NB, Library and Information Science
Tools for travelers: Mobility across the centuries
Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan, RU-NB, History
A Spatial History of Nineteenth-Century American Meteorological Infrastructure
Jamie Pietruska, RU-NB, History
Visitor parking for non-RU affiliates is available in Lots 26, 30 and the College Avenue Deck without permits. Rutgers Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in.